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what are the myths/old wives tales about owls

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that someone will die if you see or hear an owl in your yard or close by
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Tracy replied 10 years ago.
HiCustomer

There is a legend saying the Navajo culture believed that if an owl was near, there had been or will be a death.

http://estabrook.ci.lexington.ma.us/Owls/Legends/NavajoOwlSara.html

You can see more myths/old wives tales/legends here:

http://estabrook.ci.lexington.ma.us/Owls/Legends/Legends.html

http://www.owlpages.com/articles.php?section=Owl+Mythology&title=World

I hope this helps!