- An owl of Asia (Ninox scutellatus).
- The day-owl, Surnia ulula or Ulula funerea: so called from the diurnal practices and significant rapacity.
- The short-eared owl. Strix brachyotus or Asio accipitrinus.
- The harfang or great snowy owl, Nyctea nivea.
- grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of north areas of the north hemisphere