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Definition of Screech bird

Screech bird
Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. Screech bird, or Screech thrush (Zo["o]l.), the fieldfare; -- so called from its harsh cry before rain. Screech rain. Screech hawk (Zo["o]l.), the European goatsucker; -- so called from its note. [Prov. Eng.] Screech owl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small American owl (Scops asio), either gray or reddish in color. (b) The European barn owl. The name is applied also to other species.

Meaning of Screech bird from wikipedia

- patterned plumage with streaking on the underparts. Midsized by screech-owl standards, these birds are stocky, short-tailed (tail averages from 6.6 to 8.6 cm...
- Screech owls are typical owls (Strigidae) belonging to the genus Megascops, with 23 living species known at present, but new ones are frequently recognized...
- The western screech owl (Megascops kennicottii) is a small owl native to North and Central America, closely related to the eastern screech owl. The scientific...
- owl, Strix occidentalis Eastern screech-owl, Megascops asio Western screech-owl, Megascops kennicottii Whiskered screech-owl, Megascops trichopsis Flammulated...
- The bird looks very similar to a western screech owl, but has heavier barring on the breast, and is slightly smaller in size. The whiskered screech owl's...
- males. For most of the 20th century, this genus included the American screech owls, which are now again separated in Megascops based on a range of behavioral...
- the males. Adult mockingbirds can fall victim to birds of prey such as the great horned owl, screech owl and sharp-shinned hawk, though their tenacious...
- nudipes) or múcaro (Spanish via Taino), formerly known as the Puerto Rican screech owl, is a nocturnal endemic owl of the archipelago of Puerto Rico belonging...
- The rufescent screech owl (Megascops ingens) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela...
- See also parent article Bird species new to science This page details the bird species described as new to science in the years 2020 to 2029: Peleng fantail...
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