It is the largest species of owl in the kingdom. The female is larger than male. The female weigh reached 4.2 kg, with wing span up to 200cm. The eagle owl characterized by its great size, ear tufts, orange eyes, robust feathered legs and curved bill. The facial disk is grey to brown with dark edge, the eyebrows are yellowish orange. The back of the neck is light tawny-buff, the throat is white. The plumage is brown-black and tawny-buff, lighter in the underparts. There are dense tawny-buff feather on the legs. Bill and claws are black, the iris is orange

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