An owl, the hooting, large-eyed bird. Depicted as a brown owl with its head facing forward. Shown with large, round, gold-rimmed eyes, talons, tucked wings, and horn-like tufts of feathers.

May be used to represent wisdom. Once popularly used in connection with the hip-hop artist Drake.

Microsoft’s owl previously resembled a barn owl, Samsung’s was purple.

Owl was approved as part of Unicode 9.0 in 2016 and added to Emoji 3.0 in 2016.