Eagle Owl flying at the camera at 1000 frames per second

This is a cracking little video of an owl flying towards the camera and landing. It starts off nicely enough but the end is just stunning.

For the technically minded amongst you, the details of the shoot are as follows:

New Photron SA-2 High Definition High Speed Camera. Shot of ‘Checkers’ the eagle owl, 1000fps 1920×1080 resolution. Shot by SlowMo (

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