|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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On 1 November, 1981, some bird watchers observed, and remarked on, the unusual behaviour of owls across the British Isles, due to the rapid wizarding communications concerning the Fall of Lord Voldemort. During the Christmas holidays in 1992, the owner of Eeylops Owl Emporium went bird-watching in Wales.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (First mentioned)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) (First identified as Bird-watching)