This Owl Had Been Terrorizing A Town For Weeks... Finally Caught On Film

When two species collide.

The large eagle owl that had been terrorizing a Dutch town was filmed flying and then perching on top of a woman's head. 

"Terror owl," as it had been dubbed, was caught in mid-March after forcing people near the Dutch town of Purmerend to walk around at night with umbrellas. The owl had made a habit out of landing on top of people's heads, or, for some, attacking them before departing.

"It was like having a brick laced with nails thrown at your head," Niels Verkooijen told the Associated Press

But the owl wasn't always nasty. In the video below, it can be seen taking off from a rooftop before landing squarely on top of a woman's hooded head. It appears to do a stomping dance similar to the way a cat may press on an unfamiliar surface before taking off and flying away. 

Check out the amazing and rare moment that was caught on film below.


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