Andaman Barn Owl

A Morning with the Andaman Barn Owls

Owls are a magnificent species of birds that have always caught my attention. Something about them seems so intriguing. They do not shy away from eye contact. When they stare at me with their characteristic, huge eyes, I seem to get drawn into them. With so many ill-founded myths that we humans associate with the species, looking into the owls' eyes, makes me wonder as to what might be running in its mind, apart from the expected displeasure of encountering a human....

November 19, 2020 · 4 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy