I noticed that when the enemy has visibility of a champion, the indicator above them is different between Warwick's Blood Scent and most (all?) other abilities, such as Cait's trap. Here are screen grabs of the two:

blood scent Cait's trap

Is there any functional difference between the two?

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    The icon alone won't tell you what condition you're under; you'll have to read the debuff for the specifics!
    – Othya
    Jul 8, 2014 at 13:29

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There are specific vision indicators as you have already noticed but you cannot tell whether somthing is true vision (ignores stealth) or just a normal vision (ignores fog of war / bushes). This depends entirely on the spell that is cast.

A Nidalee trap grants vision to a stealthed target and it used to have the same indicator (second picture) as Corkis Phosphorous Bomb (Does not reveal stealth).

If you see such a thing above your head it basically just means that the enemy has vision on this champion.

Here you can find a list with all stealth detection methods.

Here you can find a list of all vision generating spells. You will notice some of them use the same Icon as stealth detecting ones.

The following Champion spells use individual "marks" for vision.

The ones not listed use the standard "eyes" that look like this

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Diana Q (Champion is pierced by a ray of dim light, does not reveal stealth) enter image description here

Warwick E (Two Red eyes, Does not reveal stealth)
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Twisted Fate R (Orange Eye, Does reveal stealth) enter image description here

Talon Q (Blade above the target, Does not reveal stealth directly but prevents from entering it due to ticking damage) enter image description here

Nidalee Passive (A yellow triangle, Does reveal stealth) enter image description here

Rengar R (Not really a mark, but the champion glows red, reveals stealth) enter image description here

  • Do they all reveal the area around the champion?
    – clcto
    Jul 8, 2014 at 14:48
  • @clcto Yes they do. But the radius depends on the spell. Usually It's not too big (around 100 units).
    – Jutschge
    Jul 8, 2014 at 14:50
  • Additionally, with Talon's Q they leave a blood trail so you can see where the stealthed units are going even though you can't actually see them.
    – Shelby115
    Aug 14, 2014 at 21:58

You'll also notice a difference with the icon displayed by Nidalee. Why? They give different bonuses.

The eye-like icon is used to indicate that you only have vision over the champion, nothing else (Cait's trap and other such abilities).

Blood scent gives Warwick :

Toggle: Warwick reveals enemy champions within range with less than 50% health.

While any enemies are revealed this way, Warwick has increased movement speed

and Nidalee prowl

Passive - Prowl : SPEEDY CAT Nidalee now receives +10% Movement Speed in all directions while Hunting, which increases to +30% movement speed toward Hunted targets

KITTY SPEED LIMITS At any one time, Nidalee can never receive more than a total of +30% Movement Speed from The Hunt and Brush movement speed bonuses

There are other specific icons (like Twisted Fate's ult) so here's a list of the spells giving vision (thanks Jutschge).

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    One more that comes to mind is TFs ult
    – clcto
    Jul 8, 2014 at 13:08

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