A parrot is a large colourful bird from tropical regions often kept as a pet and well-known for the ability to mimic the human voice. Read More
— "Expecto Patronum"
The Patronus Charm, expecto patronum, conjures a silvery phantom shape, usually that of an animal, which is the embodiment of the positive thoughts of the caster. A Patronus will drive away Dementors. A fully-shaped spirit animal is called a “Corporeal Patronus.” (OP8, OP16)… Read Morepeacock• Creature
The peacock is a bird with extravagantly long and decorative tail feathers. These feathers are sometimes used for particularly ostentatious quills. Read MorePigeons• Creature
The pigeon is a common bird, particularly found in urban areas, of which Harry Potter is afraid (CC4.15). Read MoreMirabella Plunkett• Character
Mirabella Plunkett was a witch famous for falling in love with a merman in Loch Lomond while on holiday there. When her family forbade her to marry him, she transfigured herself into a haddock and was never seen again (FW). Read MoreGulliver Pokeby• Character
Gulliver Pokeby was a wizard who studied magical birds. He wrote about his discovery that the cry of an augurey foretells rain, not death, in his book Why I Didn’t Die When the Augurey Cried (FB, Pm). Read More
— "none given"
Possession is a Dark Magical effect of one person’s spirit inhabiting or taking over the body of another. The only examples of possession are the actions of Voldemort, the greatest Dark wizard of the age. Read MoreMrs. Prod• Character
Wife of warlock D.J. Prod mentioned in a testimonial for Kwikspell, living in Didsbury (CS8) Probably the same person as Elsie Prod (DP2)… Read MoreWilhelmina Grubbly-Plank• Character
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is an elderly witch with closely cropped gray hair and a very prominent chin who teaches Care of Magical Creatures. Professor Grubbly-Plank was the supply teacher (US: “substitute”) who covered for Hagrid when he was indisposed after Christmas break (January 1995, GF24) and again when he was off negotiating… Read MorePS2: The Vanishing Glass• Source
We are given glances at what Harry’s life has been like for the past ten years. The Dursleys celebrate Dudley’s eleventh birthday with a trip to the zoo. The day goes awry when Harry inadvertently performs magic and releases a boa constrictor from its enclosure. Read More