Oriental Bay-Owl (Phodilus badius saturatus) Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Thailand The Oriental Bay Owl has a heart-shaped face with ear-like extensions, usually classified with barn owls. It is completely nocturnal, and can be found in Southeast Asia.
I come to you by Stefano Ronchi, via - I cannot stop looking at the eyes. And the wings . they are almost frightening in their power and beauty, and I very much suppose that they strike fear into the little animals the owl is pursuing.
Burchell’s Coucal - According to popular Southern African lore, this species' distinctive call, which resembles water pouring from a bottle, is said to signal impending rainfall, earning the bird the affectionate moniker Rainbird.