Translation of screech owl in Spanish:

screech owl

lechuza, n.


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    lechuza feminine
    • Suddenly I heard the distant cry of a screech owl.
    • In the woods, a variety of large and small animals and birds are attracted to red maple, including deer, elk, screech owls, moose and pileated woodpeckers.
    • Although tawny owls are reputed to have a hoot, this one whistled, which is probably why it is often referred to in the books as a screech owl.
    • I'm comfortable here, and content to listen to the screech owl outside and the gentle creaking of the house as it settles for the night.
    • I leave you with one of the best passages of a description of a flock of blue jays mobbing a screech owl.