A bird that flies into your home can create panic. How will it be extracted? Will the cat pursue the object? How much will it defecate? The significance of birds flying into houses may be larger than you realise. Different civilizations have evolved a vast array of symbolic meanings for such occurrences over the years. Among the most prevalent superstitions is the belief that birds carry messages.
Whether the message is positive or negative depends on the species of bird. If a cardinal serves as your messenger, it may portend good news, but ravens are typically messengers of bad news. Check out some further fascinating bird symbols and superstitions from different cultures.