We had this owl sitting on the same branch just on the edge of our backyard for a few nights in a row. I tried to get pictures of him, but I was unsuccessfull the first couple of nights. Then I finally got him and when I got the picture back from developing I saw the stupid branch sticking up in front of it. I never saw that branch because it was too dark. I had no idea it was there. I've removed it since then and I look every night, but he hasn't been back. It would have been such a nice picture without that branch.