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Hedwig the owl

Harry’s devoted pet owl

Hermione opens her hate mail from readers of the Daily Prophet.


By J.K. Rowling

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Oh, I've always loved that owl, she's so beautiful.

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Harry holds Hedwig on his arm in Hogwarts courtyard

Harry and Hedwig

Harry gets a letter delivered to Gryffindor Common room

Tapping at the window

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Hedwig in the forest

Hedwig in the forest

Harry reads the letter from Ron that Pig delivered

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Hedwig fact file


High emotional intelligence, carries post, impeccable internal compass, and extremely loyal


Hunting, flying, affectionately nibbling Harry's ear


27th July, 1997