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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae.

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Examples

  • On the sides of the hills are owls and burrowing owls (Strix) which live in hollows they make in the ground: clouds of robins (Turdus) and green and violet grackles; sparrows (Fringilla) with thick blue beaks; pheasants (Fatianus) etc.

    Did you know? ´╗┐The first scientific account of Lake Chapala comes from 1839

  • Companies like Tropos, Skypilot Networks and Strix were providing gear for high-profile city networks that promised to disrupt the established telecom paradigm and free us from the chains of the phone company/cable duopoly.

    Muni Wi-Fi Firms Find New Life In Smart Grid

  • The Sichuan wood owl Strix davidi is also present (D. Shepherd in litt, 2005).

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China

  • The avifauna includes black stork Ciconia nigra, white stork Ciconia ciconia, golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos, greater spotted eagle A. clanga (VU), white-tailed eagle Haliaetus albicilla, great snipe Gallinaga media, corncrake Crex crex, eagle owl Bubo bubo. great grey owl Strix nebulosa and Eurasian curlew Numenius arquata.

    Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Belarus

  • Establish one or more forest connections between the Cascade and Coast Range forests south of Olympia (the Skookimchuck River valley is a prime candidate that if restored could act as a connection between populations of northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) on the Olympic Peninsula and those in the Cascade Mountains)

    Puget lowland forests

  • The avifauna includes golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos, bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus, scaled quail Callipepla squamata, Mexican spotted owl Strix occidentalis lucida, great horned owl Bubo virginianus, roadrunner Geococcyx californina, loggerhead shrike Lanius ludovicianus, and cave swallow Hirundo fulva of which the Cavern Natural Entrance has the largest colony in the northern hemisphere which breeds there in the summer.

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States

  • UKeiG has announced the winners of the Strix and Jason Farradane Awards, which will be presented at the Online Information conference and exhibition at London's Olympia in December.

    November 2007

  • The UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award is presented for an outstanding contribution to the narrower field of information retrieval, while the UKeiG Jason Farradane Award recognises brilliant work in information science.

    May 2007

  • Other noteworthy species are cougar Felis concolor, coyote Canus latrans, mule deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp columbianus, black bear Ursus americanus, snowshoe hare Lepus americanus washingtonii, peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus and spotted owl Strix occidentalis.

    Olympic National Park, United States

  • These areas contain substantial old-growth and other late-successional forests, are of high value to fisheries and aquatic biodiversity, support numerous spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) nesting sites, and form important natural linkages in a network of significant sites:

    Central Pacific coastal forests

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