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Owl Lands on Photographer’s Lens, Blends in Perfectly (Gallery)

When wildlife photographer Scott Dere was out in the field taking pictures of owls, one of the birds landed on his camera and, for some reason, managed to blend in e

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Dere explained, “Within a minute or two, I located one that was perched, and I wolf-whistled to the three others.”

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“After a moment, the owl repositioned on my lens, and I was able to pivot it slightly to pose for an image. Thank goodness Beau has the quick reflexes and good judgment to have taken the photograph that I will treasure for the rest of my life.

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After this, the owl flew up to Brooke’s head and landed on it, which startled her.

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They continued to spend the next hour with the bird, during which time they watched it fly all around, looking for some prey, and also landing on Brooke’s head, after which she fell to the ground in shock and amazement.

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I think, one, this young owl was just curious about these strange visitors in his neck of the woods and wanted to check us out. Two, we did not in any way pose a threat to him.

I have had some incredible experiences with wild animals, and sometimes you can just get the impression that they are relaxed and at ease in your presence; in those moments, you feel as though you share a connection with them for the time that you are with them.

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The guy who was posing in the photo lens ended up posting the photo on social media, where it immediately became extremely popular. This was done by Scott Dere.

Source: Kingdomstv

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