05/06/2013 15:29 BST

Eight Incredibly Cute Pictures Of Owls Ahead Of International Owl Day

Not national owl day yet, but how we wish it was

So it's not international owl awareness day until the 4th of August, but with the sun shining and everyone still stuck inside at work (and owls being so adorable and all) we thought we would cheer you all up with some cute pictures of owls!

Their big eyes, their goofy beaks and their incredibly expressive faces... what's not to like about owls? From burrowing owls to tiny fluffy owlets, take a look at these eight pictures of owls and start planning your owl party now!