Scary Images Of An Eagle Owl Swooping On Its Prey (Video)

Check out this amazing video of an eagle owl in action!

In case you haven’t met one of these before, the eagle owl is a very large and powerful bird, smaller than a golden eagle but larger than a snowy owl. It’s a little over two feet long, with a wingspan of around five feet.

These birds are not native to the U.S.: they are found in Europe and Russia, where they live on mountain cliffs, ravines and rocky forested terrain, although they are becoming rare.

They are also very fierce, and presumably terrifying to small mammals, if this video is anything to go by!

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Photo Credit: screenshot from Youtube video

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Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

beautiful. wish i wasnt petrified of birds. shiver

Carrie Anne Brown

thanks for sharing

Terri Hughes
Terri Hughes3 years ago

I think it was beautiful. Owls are beautiful creatures!!!!!!!!!!!

Lynn C.
Lynn C.3 years ago

I must protest this title! What is it in this culture that insists that the natural order of things is "scary"? What's really scary is the industrial world's disenfranchisement with the very world that makes their existence possible.

Debbie L.
Debbie Lim3 years ago

Not scary, but beautiful!

Betsey P.
Betsey P.3 years ago

Why did you call this scary? Are you a mouse? Then shut up.

Sandi C.
Sandi C.3 years ago


Audra W.
Audra W.3 years ago

One of the most beautiful birds in the world. Why is this "scary" more like magnificent!

Lori E.
Lori E.3 years ago

Beautiful bird.

Joy Dantine
Joy Dantine3 years ago

Looks more like it was staged and pouncing on someone's toes. I confess, amazing shot none the less.