We are typically very aware as to which character is to be seen as the hero and which one is the villain. However, sometimes this leads us to look past the mistakes and flaws of the hero. Which creates a bias, thus making the villain look even worse.
The owl has a lot of great texture. It is made with simple geometric shapes. The owl is still powerful in black and white. It's an interesting crop of the owl. I wish I could see more of the owl like his wings.