Are you superstitious? If yes, be on the lookout for these during your next walk. The warm weather has finally arrived in the Hudson Valley and that means everyone is out and about, especially when it comes to being outside. That means a lot of animals are out and there is one in particular you might see that has a bit of sorted meaning.

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What's all the 'hoot' about?

There are some theories out there that suggest that owls can bring and represent bad luck. I actually have a few friends who strongly believe this and once removed all things in their home that had an owl on it.

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What are the specific theories?

According to Georgia Wildlife, some theories from the Romans and Greeks believed witches would actually transform themselves into owls, very interesting. Others allegedly believe that owls can bring bad luck, even death and if you hear an owl hoot 3 times it's very unlucky. They also suggest that owls are reportedly the only creatures that can live with ghosts...yup GHOSTS. Okay, I'm going to go knock on wood for some good luck after reading all of that.

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Send us a message on the station app if you have heard of any of these theories or know more about owls. Of course this should go without saying, if you see an owl don't hurt or harm them, this is all just information that gets you thinking.

More spooky talk, here are some creepy walking tours that are going on in the state and information about an old cemetery in the area:

11 of the Most Interesting Walking Tours in Upstate New York (Including 3 Spooky Ghost Tours)

There are a wide variety of tours one can take in Upstate New York. This list explains 11 of the best, including a tour of a World War II warship, some of the oldest stone houses in North America, a castle in the middle of the Hudson River, the site of the most famous music festival in American history, as well as three great walking ghost tours.

Wright Cemetery On Route 52 in Stormville, NY

The Wright Burial Ground located on Route 52 between Stormville and Pecksville, NY started to come to people's attention again most for its current condition. It has been located in the same spot since the early 1800s but recent brush clearly has brought its rough condition to people's attention. Broken headstones scattered about on the shoulder of the road have people asking what can be done to care for them going forward.