That is one disapproving owl. If he had glasses, he'd be peering at us over them. This is a photo of a Ninox strenua, or "Powerful owl." And yet, with one head movement, this same species becomes an instant clown.

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Just a raised head and opened eyes, and the "powerful owl" becomes a "surprised owl."

Image credits: Powerful Owl - Ninox Strenua 1 and 2 by David Lochlin/flickr/CC BY 2.0