Definition of Long-eared owl

1. Noun. Slender European owl of coniferous forests with long ear tufts.

Exact synonyms: Asio Otus
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Minerva, Bird Of Night, Hooter, Owl
Group relationships: Asio, Genus Asio



Definition of Long-eared owl

1. Noun. ''Asio otus'', a species of owl which breeds in Europe, Asia, and North America. Long eared owls are partially migratory, moving south in winter from the northern parts of their range. ¹

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Literary usage of Long-eared owl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"It is a well-known fact that the long-eared owl is a rare breeder in south Jersey, hence the discovery of two nests is worthy of record. ..."

2. A History of British Birds by Thomas Bewick, Ralph Beilby, Henry Cotes (1816)
"THE long-eared owl. HORN OWL. (Strix Otus, Lin.—Le Hibou, Buff.) ITS length is fourteen inches; breadth somewhat more than three feet. Its bill is black; ..."

3. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"OTUS ; long-eared owl. This, in its general appearance and colours, ... This bird is much more rare than the long-eared owl ; both are ..."

4. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"long-eared owl. OTUS VULGARIS, Flem. PLATE XX. Otus vulgaris, Flem. Br. Anim. 1. 56. No. ... long-eared owl, Penn. Br. Zool. 1. No. 65. t. ..."

5. Birds of Village and Field: A Bird Book for Beginners by Florence Merriam Bailey (1898)
"The eggs, like those of all Owls, are white. long-eared owl: Asia ... In the long-eared owl we have one of the interesting cases where unconscious ..."

6. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"This family includes all our Michigan owls except the Barn Owl, ten species in all. For key to species see page 297. 150. long-eared owl. Asio ..."

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