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Can you catch birds in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? | Yellow bird, owl

If you want to know the answer to “can you catch birds in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?” this is the guide for you. Read on to discover what the yellow bird Animal Crossing: New Horizons does and what the Animal Crossing: New Horizons white owl is for. We’ll let you know where the yellow bird and white owl appear in the game and whether you can catch them or not below.

Can you catch birds in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

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No. You cannot catch the birds that appear in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you have seen either the yellow bird or white owl appear over your notice board outside Tom Nook’s Resident Services, you cannot catch either of them. No matter how hard you try, you simply can’t catch either the yellow bird or white owl in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Both of them will fly away every time you get close to them, no matter how sneaky you think you’re being.

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What does the yellow bird Animal Crossing: New Horizons do?

If you see and hear the Animal Crossing: New Horizons yellow bird sat atop your town’s bulletin board, it means you have an unread message. As you get close to the board to read your message (from whatever angle), the little bird will fly away, meaning you cannot catch it. That’s all there is to the yellow bird. If it’s there, it means you have an unread message waiting to be read.

What does the white owl do in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons white owl appears atop your bulleting board at night. It replaces the yellow bird that sits there in the daytime. If you see and hear the white owl on your town’s message board, it means you have an unread message. As with the yellow bird, as you get close to the bulleting board, the white owl will fly away.