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.
Snow owl The Snowy Owl is a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. The Snowy Owl was first classified in 1758 by Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish naturalist who developed binomial nomenclature to classify and organize plants and animals.