This magnificent owl has the appearance of a fairy tale.
This is a bird of prey with a frightening appearance known as the Forest Eagle Owl (Bubo nipalensis).
They have dark brown eyes and ear tufts that resemble horns, which are almost horizontal.
The white feathers have black markings that resemble a bouquet of hearts.
These owls can be found in forests in southern and south-eastern Asia.
The species is known for its odd call, which is thought to resemble a human’s sound.
It’s known as the Ulama in Sri Lanka, which means “devil bird.”
They are nocturnal animals that spend their days hidden in trees.
This is a highly aggressive and powerful owl at the top of its food chain in its range.Their nesting season is from December to March, and they make nests in the tree hollows.
These birds are uncommon, but they have been listed as “Least Concern” by Birdlife International.