(714) Ulula

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Discovered 1911 May 18 by J. Helffrich at Heidelberg.

Named for an order of birds (the owl) of prey with large head and eyes, short hooked bill, strong talons, and more or less nocturnal habits. Ulula comes from the Latin word ululare which is an imitation of the call of the owl. (H 72)

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