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Definition of owl parrot
owl parrotKakapo Ka`ka*po", n. (Zo["o]l.)
A singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native
of New Zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is
active at night. It resembles an owl in its colors and
general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a
short distance. Called also owl parrot, night parrot, and
night kaka. Owl parrotOwl Owl, n. [AS. [=u]le; akin to D. uil, OHG. [=u]wila, G.
eule, Icel. ugla, Sw. ugla, Dan. ugle.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of raptorial birds of the family
Strigid[ae]. They have large eyes and ears, and a
conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye. They are
mostly nocturnal in their habits.
Note: Some species have erectile tufts of feathers on the
head. The feathers are soft and somewhat downy. The
species are numerous. See Barn owl, Burrowing owl,
Eared owl, Hawk owl, Horned owl, Screech owl,
Snowy owl, under Barn, Burrowing, etc.
Note: In the Scriptures the owl is commonly associated with
desolation; poets and story-tellers introduce it as a
bird of ill omen. . . . The Greeks and Romans made it
the emblem of wisdom, and sacred to Minerva, -- and
indeed its large head and solemn eyes give it an air of
wisdom. --Am. Cyc.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the domestic pigeon.
Owl monkey (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of South
American nocturnal monkeys of the genus Nyctipithecus.
They have very large eyes. Called also durukuli.
Owl moth (Zo["o]l.), a very large moth (Erebus strix).
The expanse of its wings is over ten inches.
Owl parrot (Zo["o]l.), the kakapo.
Sea owl (Zo["o]l.), the lumpfish.
Owl train, a cant name for certain railway trains whose run
is in the nighttime.
Meaning of owl parrot from wikipedia
- lit. 'night parrot
'), also called owl parrot
(Strigops habroptilus), is a species
of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot
of the super-family...
is debate within
the scientific community
some talking parrots
also have some cognitive understanding
of the language. Birds
- Mouse squeak Okapi
cough, bellow Owls
hoot, hiss, screech
) Barn Owl Parrots
squawk, talk White-capped Parrot
- fishing owl Spotted
wood owl Mottled
wood owl Brown
wood owl Tawny owl Himalayan owl Omani owl Desert owl Spotted owl Barred owl Cinereous owl Fulvous owl
- The eclectus parrot
(Eclectus roratus) is a parrot native
to the Solomon
Islands, Sumba, New Guinea
Australia, and the...
- auditory range
of each other. An exploded
lek, as seen in the kakapo
(the owl parrot
), has more widely separated
territories, but still
- The great horned owl
(Bubo virgini****), also known
as the tiger owl
as the "winged tiger" or...
- Trampoline Surveillance Space Owl
The Kite Break Dance Chewing
Gum The Sloth Boomerang Master
The Bugging Parrot
- fish owl Forest owlet Camiguin
Cebu hawk-owl Romblon
hawk-owl Little Sumba
hawk-owl Flores scops owl Anjouan scops owl
Seyc****es scops owl
- of parrot
. For the genus
, see Rhynchopsitta. The thick-billed parrot
(Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha) is a medium-sized green
and red parrot
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