Definition of 'tawny owl'
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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)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)I go to sleep to the sound of tawny owls and awaken to green pastures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A huge tawny owl had landed on the patio table. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She 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 tawny owl sits in a tree partly hidden by ivy, indifferent to the walkers below. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A 20-year-old tawny owl has astonished conservationists by becoming the oldest breeding female found in the wild. Times, Sunday Times (2007)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)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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