The Fearful Owl (Nesasio solomonensis) is a rare, medium-sized owl endemic to the Solomon Islands, where it is found n tall lowland or hill forests and is generally seen no more than 800 meters above sea level
The Fearful Owl is mostly mottled brown with deep ochre underparts and blackish streaks. It has a rufous facial disk and distinct white eyebrows. The inner edge of the facial disk is also white.
It resembles the Solomon Hawk Owl which is slightly smaller and more slender.