Definition of Surnia ulula
1. Noun. Grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere.
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Minerva, Bird Of Night, Hooter, Owl
Group relationships: Genus Surnia, Surnia
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Literary usage of Surnia ulula
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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1895)
"Surnia ulula (LINN.). Hawk Owl. Strix ulula LINN. SN ed. 10, I. 1758, 93. Surnia ulula BONAP. Cat. ... Casual in Alaska (St. Michaels). 377 a. Surnia ulula ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"In the perpetual day of the Arctic summer the Snowy Owl and the Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula) cannot of course be nocturnal, while to a limited extent various ..."