Eared. Earless. Horned. Saw-whet. Eagle. Mindanao eagle. Fish. Pygmy. Bare-legged. Maned. Crested. Elf. Scops. Giant scops. Jamaican. Caribbean giant. Australasian hawk. Papuan hawk. Northern hawk. Palau. Mascarene. Long-whiskered. Laughing. White-faced. Spectacled. Striped. Stilt. Fearful. Screech. Cuban screech. Tawny. Barn.
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It seems quite cruel to me to call an owl ‘fish’. It must wreak havoc on his sense of identity.