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German translation: Athene cunicularia = Kaninchenkauz

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12:58 May 19, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: burrowing owl
it's a bird!
patricia tricker
German translation:Athene cunicularia = Kaninchenkauz
Explanation:
Dear Patricia,

I undertook a quick search on the Internet and found that the scientific name is Athene cunicularia. Using this term I found the German name "Kaninchenkauz" on the Website of the Chemnitz zoo. I guess they are a reliable source. Kauz means that it is a fairly small owl.

Cheers
Claudia
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Claudia Tomaschek
Local time: 12:46
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Summary of answers provided
naKaninchenkauz
Iris Ludolf
naAthene cunicularia = Kaninchenkauz
Claudia Tomaschek
naKanincheneule
Dierk Seeburg


  

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18 mins
Kanincheneule


Explanation:
Found in treeless areas.
Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/burrowl.htm
    Reference: http://www.in-chemnitz.de/zoo/chemnitz/gehege32d.html
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 04:46
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
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40 mins
Athene cunicularia = Kaninchenkauz


Explanation:
Dear Patricia,

I undertook a quick search on the Internet and found that the scientific name is Athene cunicularia. Using this term I found the German name "Kaninchenkauz" on the Website of the Chemnitz zoo. I guess they are a reliable source. Kauz means that it is a fairly small owl.

Cheers
Claudia


    Reference: http://www.in-chemnitz.de/zoo/chemnitz/tiere96.html
Claudia Tomaschek
Local time: 12:46
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 877
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50 mins
Kaninchenkauz


Explanation:
Laut Webster ist der lateinische Name "Athene cunicularia" - auf Deutsch : Kaninchenkauz



    Reference: http://www.markuskappeler.ch/tex/texs/kaninchenkauz2.html
Iris Ludolf
Local time: 12:46
PRO pts in pair: 34
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