Amongst the numerous birds that are resident of Bharatpur are owls. A common species of owl found in Bharatpur is the Collared Scoops Owl. This bird is found in wooded and forested areas on trees which have heavy branches and leaves. The face is whitish or buff with brown or red eyes. Like all owls, this is a nocturnal bird and is difficult to spot in the day because of its natural camouflage.