Did this eagle owl just attack a woman, or is this lady’s head an owl perch by choice?
There’s a little town called Noordeinde in the Netherlands that appears to be the home of a certain owl that prefers people’s heads as a place to rest over a tree branch.
Watch how calm, cool, and collected a bird lover can be when a three-pound owl lights on her head.
The eagle owl is a native of Europe and parts of Asia. Being the largest of the owl species, it is obviously a powerful predator of predominately small mammals and birds.
Having one land on your head is an experience better had while wearing a helmet. This particular bird is well-known among locals as a friendly, non-aggressive bird of character.
Had she been wearing rabbit fur hat, then all bets would have been off.