screech owl

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

See also: screech-owl

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Noun

screech owl (plural screech owls)

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

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