Owl print left on window

12Jul11

Fans of Harry Potter will remember Errol the accident prone owl. The BBC reported the story of an owl flying into a window recently and leaving a remarkable silhouette outline smeared on the glass.

Apparently owls produce a fine powder that protects growing feathers, called powder down. This transferred to the glass as the owl collided with it.

Read the story from BBC Cumbria: Here

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2 Responses to “Owl print left on window”

  1. 1 Trisha

    awsome!!!!

  2. 2 Alison Hatton

    I have a similar picture of an owl imprint taken on our work window


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