“They sit so still on any wires around and I actually love their 'boobook' noise.”
“Nor, I think is it anything to do with the boobook, as the subtle brown owl we called the mopoke is more properly known.”
“It was the boobook owl, mopoke, a totem being to the Arrernte Aborigines of these arid lands along the Macdonnell Ranges to the west of Alice Springs.”
“The first white settlers called Ninox boobook the cuckoo owl; to the Arrernte, it was the arkularkua.”
“The Norfolk Island boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae royana), an endemic owl, was reduced to a single female in 1987 but has since mated successfully with a male New Zealand boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae), and some of their offspring have also survived and bred.”
“Four of these species are considered vulnerable: Sumba buttonquail (Turnix everetti), red-naped fruit-dove (Ptilinopus dohertyi), Sumba boobook (Ninox rudolfi), and Sumba hornbill (Aceros everetti).”
“Right, boobook - don't have the audacity to condescend to me, whoever you are.”
“Whenever my laptop tells me I have mail by hooting like a boobook owl.”
“Nosepeg’s dreaming was the mopoke, the boobook owl I had heard in the night.”
“We are experiencing an extinction crisis with ongoing major threats to terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments ... "boobook. org.au”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘boobook’.
A collection of book words.
birds with singular names from
at least 9 English dictionaries
Words that have only one of the vowels. On this list I include only words with at least three vowels. When I first started the list, if a word had several forms, I generally listed only the one wit...
Words that have an adjacent repeat of three or more letters. I've omitted most words ending in "-inging" where both g's are hard. I've excluded words composed solely of repeats and the plurals of t...
A work in progress....Birds from around the world (other than endemic to North America).
Shiny, tinkly-trinkety miniments.. (a place to hang my windchime-words).
or part of them. I'm a bit sleepy, I think these need checking
Looking for tweets for boobook.