Definition of Sceloglaux albifacies

1. Noun. Almost extinct owl of New Zealand.

Exact synonyms: Laughing Jackass, Laughing Owl
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Minerva, Bird Of Night, Hooter, Owl
Group relationships: Genus Sceloglaux, Sceloglaux



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceloglaux Albifacies

Scarpa's ganglion
Scarpa's hiatus
Scarpa's liquor
Scarpa's membrane
Scarpa's method
Scarpa's staphyloma
Scarpa's triangle
Scartella
Scartella cristata
Scatchard plot
Sceliphron
Sceloglaux
Sceloglaux albifacies
Sceloporus
Sceloporus graciosus
Sceloporus occidentalis
Sceloporus undulatus
Schacher
Schacher's ganglion
Schadenfreude
Schaeffer-Fulton stain
Schaer's reagent
Schafer
Schafer's method
Schaffer
Schaffer's reflex
Schaffer's test

Literary usage of Sceloglaux albifacies

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

1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"sceloglaux albifacies, Kaup.—GR Gray, Cat. of Gen. and Subgen. of Birds in Brit. ... sceloglaux albifacies, Gould, Birds of Australia, foL, Supplement. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"It may be worth while mentioning that sceloglaux albifacies has a skull which comes nearer to that of ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"WL' Buller, 'Birds of New Zealand,' vol. ip 198 : " sceloglaux albifacies, Kaup., Laughing Owl; Laughing Jackass of the Colonists. ..."

4. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1897)
"Mr. Gurney gives us some useful notes on sceloglaux albifacies, the White-faced Owl of New Zealand, now a rare bird. These are based on a living specimen ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"In New Zealand, the species are—Laughing Jackass, or L. Owl, sceloglaux albifacies, Kaup (Maori name, ..."

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