- Scientific Name: Phodilus badius
- Description: Bay Owls hear distances as well as we can see them. A handy trip for hunting after dark!
- Michelle is always looking for moths to send on exciting missions. She'll even award you with Zodiac flowers and other items.
- Description not unlocked: Reach a score of 500 to unlock.
Michelle the Oriental Bay Owl thankfully does not eat butterflies! Once unlocked by buying her forest spot, necessitating a Flutterpedia score of 500, the option of sending your moths on missions given by her becomes available.
Beside the mission errands, Michelle has something to say on other occasions.
- On Moth's Leaving for Mission
- – Better you than me, it’s dangerous out there!
- – Be back before dinner time!
- – Have fun out there!
- During Missions
- – Who thought moths could be so colourful
- – Now where did I put that book on uses for bioluminescent mushrooms?
- – Double double toll and... oh hi!
- – Shivers, the night can be a bit creepy now and then,
- – In the middle of some calculations right now
- – My parents think I should be studying instead of bothering with all this mystical stuff, but meh, this is way cooler. (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – Those jack-o’-lanterns have a lovely warm glow to them don’t they? (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – Where did all these cobwebs come from? Are there SPIDERS!? (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – Looks like Halloween traditions originated in Celtic speaking countries. (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – As if the forest wasn’t creepy enough in the first place (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – If my calculations are correct, your moth is now …. in considerable danger! Just jokes, I’m sure it’s fine… (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – The system we’re using is called the Tropical Zodiac (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – Did you know ‘Halloween’ is a contraction of All Hallows’ Evening (additional during Halloween 2016)
- – Have I seen that Death’s Head moth in a movie poster somewhere? (additional during Halloween 2016)
- Required Moth Inspection
- – Perfect! (if Moth meets required level)
- – Looking very tidy indeed. (if one star missing)
- – Hrm, risky, but possible (if two stars missing)
- – Er, I suppose you could send that guy out?.... (if four stars missing)
- Wrong Species
- – A very pretty moth and all, but not who I’m looking for right now
- – Incorrect
- – I postulate this predicament may lead to an untimely demise for your fuzzy little friend
- – Um, have you been paying attentions to your studies?
- Mission Failed
- – Bother. Oh well maybe next time
During some Events, Michelle may appear in costume. Unlike the Kingfisher in Flutter: Butterfly Sanctuary, Michelle's outfits are not yet for purchase.
- Michelle the Oriental Bay Owl was hinted by the Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher before the release of the game.