MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

Who Cast the Owl Crop Circle Spell?

HP References
Posted by: sue
August 17, 2009, 10:12 AM

There is a rather offbeat yet fun Harry Potter reference in the news today as there is a report that a giant owl crop-circle has appeared in a field in England as a tribute to the late pet of Harry, Hedwig. The Telegraph reports that a new series of mysterious crop-circles (patterns cut in farmers fields) have appeared this summer in fields in Wiltshire, the most recent being this 400 foot pattern, perhaps as tribute to the late bird from the Harry Potter series. The paper says: "crop circle specialists are searching for a meaning, and some are convinced it is a tribute to the teenage wizard. Steve Killick, a Harry Potter fan, said: "It is very exciting to think that there are fans of Harry from other galaxies. "Most of the world has fallen in love with Harry Potter so it makes sense that most of the universe will do eventually too."

While no word on who might have cast such a crop circle spell, or is the work perhaps of clever mischievous Muggles wishing to propel the rumor Hedwig lives ;) others dismiss such a possible tribute:

"Pattern expert Karen Alexander dismissed the claims.She said: "The owl is an ancient symbol of wisdom, so perhaps it is a message to people that we should be thinking deeper about the world around us."This is obviously a time of some upheaval in the world so perhaps this is a sign that we should be looking backwards for some wisdom in how to deal with today's problems, rather than anything to do with Harry Potter."

What say you: A sign from Dumbledore, a gift in memory from the aliens, work of bored Muggles in the night? Feel free to weigh in below.

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent HP References News


240 Points

first :)

Posted by TasyaWeasley on August 17, 2009, 10:18 AM report to moderator
2043 Points

oh poor hedwig i think that grate fun but i bet the farmer dose not RIP hedwig

Posted by GinnyRose2004 on August 17, 2009, 10:18 AM report to moderator
2422 Points

I bet it was George and Ron who did it. Just to tease the muggles :)

Posted by Mr. Brightside on August 17, 2009, 10:22 AM report to moderator
9414 Points

lol, maybe it was George & Ron.

Posted by sakuranbo07 on August 17, 2009, 10:24 AM report to moderator
187 Points

Hedwig lives! :)
Lol, I could totally see Ron and George making crop circles..

Posted by evannaa on August 17, 2009, 10:26 AM report to moderator
2235 Points

Haha ;D maybe. . . . .

Posted by Sidish_black6 [WBM] on August 17, 2009, 10:26 AM report to moderator
332 Points

Strange, isn’t it?

Posted by Hermione_Granger1987 on August 17, 2009, 10:26 AM report to moderator
146 Points

Hedwig lives!

Posted by skiving snackboxes on August 17, 2009, 10:31 AM report to moderator
19573 Points

Oh My Wizard God! HEDWIGS ALIVE!!!

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on August 17, 2009, 10:38 AM report to moderator
2573 Points

This is awesome! I would like to think that it’s all of the deceased wizards, especially Fred and Tonks who did it…

Posted by felicitas on August 17, 2009, 10:44 AM report to moderator
993 Points

Awesome! Hedvig lives!

Posted by DobbyandWinky WBM!!! on August 17, 2009, 10:45 AM report to moderator
186 Points

Hedwig lives!

Posted by ϟNearlyHeadlessNicoleϟ {ROAR} [Plushie] on August 17, 2009, 10:49 AM report to moderator
925 Points

Sorry folks, but that is not a good representation of the Snowy Owl so to identify it with Hedwig is just jumping on the HP bandwagon.

Posted by Graymayne on August 17, 2009, 10:50 AM report to moderator
63 Points

As amazing as a HARRY POTTER UNIVERSE would be, I really don’t see the correlation. Just because it’s an owl, doesn’t mean it’s Hedwig. Common, people, Hedwig isn’t the only owl out there.

Posted by Michelle on August 17, 2009, 10:53 AM report to moderator
594 Points

Very cool! :) You know, I don’t quite know what to think about those circles. I like to keep all options open, so though the rational side of me is saying “someone’s yanking your chain”, the other side of me is saying “it could be someone out there!”. Heh. _

Posted by Kissa on August 17, 2009, 10:56 AM report to moderator
You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!

Guess That Book

Ron was pointing at the red envelope. It looked quite ordinary to Harry, but Ron and Neville were both looking at it as though they expected it to explode.[br]"What's the matter?" said Harry.[br]"She's -- she's sent me a Howler," said Ron faintly.

Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!