OWL SYMBOLIC MEAN They are nocturnal and solitary birds and they are a symbol of inner wisdom, intuition and psychic ability. Connected with magic and shamanism, some consider owls as "cats with wings" as they share similar aspects of personality.
In Far Eastern cultures, the owl is considered a sacred guardian of life, owner of the night, seer and guardian of souls in transition between planes.
In Europe, Celtic traditions, owl means wisdom, stealth, clairvoyance, change and initiation. Owls use their intuition as value, it is considered a guide between land creatures and deities.
In past times, in the Middle Ages, it was believed that the owls were witches and wizards dressed.