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Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Glaucidium brasilianum

Ferruginous Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum). Photo by Nunes D'Acosta. Location: Brazil. In this photo, you can clearly see the false eyes on the back of the head, also known as an occipital face. This is to confuse predators.

 

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Location: Brazil. In this photo, you can clearly see the false eyes on the back of the head, also known as an occipital face. This is to confuse predators.

Photographer: Nunes D'Acosta  © Copyright

 
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