Header photo by Irene Moore
Hoo doesn't love owls? Whether you consider owls to be majestic, cute, mysterious or even a little eerie - there's no doubt that they are one of the most amazing creatures found in Manitoba. Here are 20 of our favourite owl photos that might just make you smile as we all stay home.
1. Two peas in a pod
What's better than one owl in a tree cavity? TWO owls in a tree cavity.
2. This owl offering a side quest
An incredible adventure awaits, should you accept.
3. The most charming owl on Earth
Why do we get the feeling this owl knows something we don't?
4. Master of disguise
Now you see me, now you don't.
5. Impeccable balance
Cirque du Soleil called. They want their owl back.
6. Manitoba's official bird: the grey owl.
The grey owl has been our provincial bird emblem since 1987.
7. Blinded by the light
He's a big Springsteen fan.
8. Meditative moment
We can all aspire to achieve this level of zen.
9. Koko the Owl at Souris Bridge
Don't worry - this photo was from years ago. Koko the Owl is now following all protocol by staying home and safe!
10. Always remember to stretch
Wow - this grey owlet has an impressive wingspan already.
11. Expert level hygge
You wish you could be this cozy.
12. Inquisition level 100
Answer this owl's riddle and be permitted to pass.
13. A chance encounter
Play nice, you two.
14. The most hypnotic of eyes
Stare deeply into my eyes. You are getting very sleepy.
15. The perfect take-off
Please stay seated until the captain has turned off the fasten seatbelt sign.
16. The cutest of owl feet
We learn something new every day. Today, it's that owl feet are adorable.
17. This unimpressed owl
You're going to have to do something more exciting if you want to impress this owl.
18. An owl who certainly is about to deliver your letter to Hogwarts
I've been waiting for 17 years to receive my letter, how about you?
19. This beauty shot
Hoot have thought that owls would be so photogenic?
20. Hover owl
Feast your eyes on the owl of the future.