Owl Superstitions – Superstitions
Superstition is the belief in supernatural causality
Many birds are steeped in lore but the owl is a raptor in flight with no shortage of superstitions. Here are five of our favorites:
Owls are famous for their exceptional eyesight and it was thought that you could gain better eyesight from them. In England, the method was to cook owl eggs until they were ash, then incorporate them into a potion. Folklore from India had a more direct method: just eat owl eyes.