all the death omens, those relating to birds seem to be the most
The most common bird death omens:
. A bird flying in through an open window.
. A bird flying down the chimney.
. A bird tapping on a window.
. A bird hovering above a house
A-Z of birds and their death omens:
. A bittern flying overhead.
. The persistent crowing of a cock.
. A cock crowing late at night.
. Hearing a crow caw three times or seeing one flying about a house.
. A crow fluttering around a window.
. A crow settling in a churchyard.
. Hearing the cuckoo's call coming from the north or while looking
at the ground, or after August.
. A cuckoo perching on a rotten branch.
. A cuckoo flying directly overhead.
. A dove flying near the window of a sickroom.
. An eagle screeching.
. A goose flying around the house.
. Hens grubbing at midday.
. Hens laying eggs which double yolks.
. A jackdaw coming down the chimney.
. A lark averting its gaze from a sick person.
. A magpie flying around the house croaking.
. A magpie flying before you on the way to touch.
. A flock of magpies flying past a house.
. An owl flapping against a window.
. An owl perching on a house.
. An owl screeching.
. A lone white pigeon on a roof.
. A wild pigeon becoming tame.
. A pigeon flying into the house or settling on a kitchen table.
. Hearing a golden plover.
. A raven croaking between ten o'clock and midnight.
. A raven croaking over a house.
. A robin singing in a church.
. A robin flying through an open window.
. A robin tapping on a window.
. Seeing three gulls flying together.
. A gull flapping its wings at you.
. A sparrow flying into the house.
. A swallow alighting on you.
. Meeting a vulture.
. Seeing a whippoorwill.