Owl symbolizes deception. Owl can see in the dark symbolizing the ability to see that which is hidden. This bird of the night is often associated with magic, the occult and intuition.The Owl symbol often is a message that deception is in the air. Perhaps someone is trying to deceive you at the moment ? Or, are you trying to deceive others? The message from Owl is that nothing but truth is appropriate for you at this time. Your intuition and knowing is strong! Trust your gut knowledge and use this power to out smart deception from others, or your own self-deceptions! Go deep within and honor intuition; use discernment; trust your first impressions. Use the power of this bird see through all illusions you might be facing right now. Find the whole truth, not just the half truths. This is the symbolism of Owl.