Southern white-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti) (formerly known as Southern white-faced Scops owl). Africa from southern Uganda and southern Kenya south to the Congo, Angola, Namibia and to the northern Cape Province and Natal.
so beautiful owl photos by Sven Začek in National Geographic Magazine! Last night an owl screetched,sometimes indicating a food source, and same owl or diff. one in reply then hooted once with different notes but in such a soft, sonorous sound.
One of the smallest, and most adorable, owls in North America -- The Northern Pygmy Owl. This is an image of a wild owl taken during the winter of 2014 in northern Canada. (Photo by GreyGhostNaturePhoto in Edmonton, Canada on Etsy)