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fake owl


I thought that this bird seems a little unusual. Is it real or fake?My attention turned to it only because the squirrels were signaling the presence of a predator.

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

thnx for the feedback! Will remove spotting too.

JoshuaGSmith 8 years ago

Oh my gosh, I can't tell you how many times I've caught a glimpse of one and thought it was an owl in the evening.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

I agree that it is a fake bird as described by dferris1

dferris 8 years ago

That would be a fake owl. These statues are used to scare away unwanted nuisance animals such as pigeons, squirrels, etc. Though it only works for a little while, as they will eventually be habituated to it, since it doesn't move.

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California, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2015
Submitted on Mar 21, 2015

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