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The call of a young tawny owl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best view of a tawny owl one is likely to get is when driving up to a country house at night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make the rest of your palette tawny, brown and bronze. The Sun (2016)Young tawny owls are out and about and can sometimes be seen in daytime. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are like slightly smaller tawny owls with ear tufts and bright orange eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are smaller than tawny owls and come out in the daytime but are said to feed mostly at night. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I go to sleep to the sound of tawny owls and awaken to green pastures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The tawny port is great. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Wulfgar turned to face her, lifting a tawny brow in mockery as he watched her lips tighten and her eyes narrow. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEShe kept tropical fish but also liked a little tawny owl that lived in her garden and would take her grandchildren for forest walks and shell collecting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A 20-year-old tawny owl has astonished conservationists by becoming the oldest breeding female found in the wild. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With your organic Stilton, he recommends a single vintage tawny port. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Otherwise, they are tawny brown, with streaks on the wings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The best-known of the British owls is the tawny owl. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you want to protect a population of tawny owls, all (all! Times, Sunday Times (2014)Coming back to True North we see two large tawny nurse sharks circling the back of the boat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have seen this with lions and with tawny owls; being a defender is far more natural to us all. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Barn owls, little owls and tawny owls hunt there, for permanent grassland has by far the highest number of voles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yesterday I found a tawny owl, face down in the paddling pool. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So now I'm the proud owner of a tawny owl. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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