A common non-migratory bird common in the forests of northern and central Europe and east Asia. Its plumage is of a pale tone with dark stripes, whereas its dorsal part is brown or gray. It is characterized by its chubby appearance and great surveillance.
His great visual and auditory skills, as well as its impersible flight makes it a great night hunter. Its particular call with the tone of ocarina resounds in the nocturnal silence of the forests of Eurasia.