The Barred Eagle-Owl (Bubo sumatranus), also called the Malay Eagle Owl, is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Uncle... So rahe ho? [Uncle, are you asleep?] by Sandeep Somasekharan. "Many a time I have seen squirrels in and around owl habitats. Fig trees, abandoned quarries etc... And most of the times they seem curious than intimidated. Maybe because day time is not really the time when the owls are hungry?"