A FEW HALLOWEEN MYTHS LINKED WITH OWLS

       Since long before the first Halloween, witches and owls have been linked together in some truly bizarre myths. 

       For example, the Romans and Greeks once believed witches could actually transform themselves into owls.  Other folk tales tales say witches used owls as messengers.

       Owls have also been viewed as harbingers of bad luck and even death.  One myth tells us bad luck will befall anyone that hears an owl hoot three times.  Another claims the only creatures that can live with ghosts are owls.

       Even to this day, many people find the calling of an owl unnerving.  However, should the trick or treaters that invade your neighborhood hear the calls of a great horned, barred, barn or screech owl, the sounds can make their nighttime adventure a little more exciting.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s