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Sceloglaux albifacies
Laughing goose (Zo["o]l.), the European white-fronted goose. Laughing gull. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European gull (Xema ridibundus); -- called also pewit, black cap, red-legged gull, and sea crow. (b) An American gull (Larus atricilla). In summer the head is nearly black, the back slate color, and the five outer primaries black. Laughing hyena (Zo["o]l.), the spotted hyena. See Hyena. Laughing jackass (Zo["o]l.), the great brown kingfisher (Dacelo gigas), of Australia; -- called also giant kingfisher, and gogobera. Laughing owl (Zo["o]l.), a peculiar owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, said to be on the verge of extinction. The name alludes to its notes.
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Wekau We"kau, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small New Zealand owl (Sceloglaux albifacies). It has short wings and long legs, and lives chiefly on the ground.

Meaning of Sceloglaux albifacies from wikipedia

- The laughing owl (Sceloglaux albifacies), also known as whēkau or the white-faced owl, was an endemic owl of New Zealand. Plentiful when European settlers...
- MascarenotusMascarene owls, three species; extinct (c. 1850) Genus Sceloglauxlaughing owl; extinct~1914 Fossil genera Mioglaux (Late Oligocene? –...
- murivorus) Mauritius owl (Mascarenotus sauzieri) Laughing owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) Family Casuariidae King Island emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae minor)...
- relationships and terrestrial adaptations of the extinct laughing owl, Sceloglaux albifacies (Aves: Strigidae)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 0...
- Heteralocha acutirostris 28 December 1907 New Zealand Laughing owl Sceloglaux albifacies 5 July 1914 New Zealand Lyall's wren Xenicus lyalli 1894 New Zealand...
- but might still survive. Laughing owl, Sceloglaux albifacies (New Zealand, 1914?) Two subspecies, S. a. albifacies (South Island and Stewart Island, extinct...
- Strigiformes spp. (Except the species included in Appendix I and Sceloglaux albifacies) Strombus gigas Stylasteridae spp. (Fossils are not subject to the...
- Aus Christmas Island hawk-owl, Ninox natalis - Aus Laughing owl, Sceloglaux albifacies Greater sooty owl, Tyto tenebricosa - Aus Lesser sooty owl, Tyto...
- Antipodes Bounty Little owl Athene noctua I Morepork (Māori: ruru) Ninox novaeseelandiae B B B V Laughing owl (Māori: whēkau) Sceloglaux albifacies X X X...
- Worthy, Trevor H. (1997): A survey of historical Laughing Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) specimens in museum collections. Notornis 44(4): 241–252. PDF fulltext...
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