screech owl

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Etymology[edit]

From the fact that these species are owls which emit screeching calls.

Noun[edit]

screech owl (plural screech owls)

  1. Any New World owl of genus Megascops.
  2. (Britain) A common barn owl, of species Tyto alba, found almost worldwide.
  3. The mistle thrush (Turdus viscivorus).

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