Owls are, of course, Honorary Cats™, being the most feline of all birds. Several days ago, Bored Panda published a collection of 74 nice owl pictures. I’ll show just a half dozen of my favorites, but the site has 68 more. If you’re an owlophile (I’m sure there’s a technical name for this), go see.
Look at this little guy (is it a saw-whet owl?)! It’s from hometownperch:
Takeoff in the snow; from imgur.com, with the caption
The northern Hawk Owl is an explosive killer, and extremely hard to capture. 1/2000 of a second shutter speed and 5 hours in -22 Celsius got me the shot 🙂
From Austin Thomas, who says this is “A little owl out for a stroll.” He’s strutting his stuff!
From Donald M. Jones (species, please?):
A great horned owl from Peter Krejzl:
From Strangetravel.com; can you spot the owl?