The welcome and goodbye
This little owlet lives in the tree outside the main entrance to my work. When i arrive in the morning, it is sat on the same tree branch every day, the end of its 'day' and the start of mine. Conversely, when i leave, it is on the same branch soaking in the last rays of sun before it's 'day' begins, and as mine ends! :) It always make me smile to see the little chap. I once got scared as i did not see it for a week or so in the run, but it came back to it's usual habits! :)
The Spotted Owlet is a small owl which breeds in tropical Asia from India to Southeast Asia. A common resident of open habitats including farmland and human habitation, it has adapted to living in cities. They roost in small groups in the hollows of trees or in cavities in rocks or buildings.