Fans assemble at the New York City memorial to bid farewell to Flaco the owl. 

– Mourners gather in Central Park to bid farewell to Flaco, the Eurasian eagle-owl, a beloved celebrity bird known for flying around Manhattan.

– Flaco was found dead after hitting a building on Feb. 23. Zoologists suspect traumatic impact injuries; further testing planned for illness.

– Fans remember Flaco's daily movements and majestic presence, posting photos and videos of his 6-foot wingspan and hooting.

– Flaco symbolised hope and unity during challenging times, bringing people together with his inspiring presence.

– Advocacy for new laws to prevent bird collisions with buildings and reduce the use of rat poison harmful to larger birds.

– Proposal for a statue of Flaco in Central Park to honour his legacy.

– Flaco escaped Central Park Zoo over a year ago, thriving in the wild despite initial concerns for his survival.

– Despite Flaco's tragic end, his legacy of joy, awe, and wonder lives on in the hearts of his admirers.

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