The facial disc of a Long-eared Owl is reddish brown to yellowish brown in color. Females are often darker in color than males. Its feather assemblage allows it to have noiseless flight and maneuver easily within densely covered forests.
A Northern hawk owl (Surnia ulula) in Manitoba, Canada. The owl gets its name from its relatively flat head, long tail, hawklike flight pattern and its daytime hunting, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources