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Occurred : 7/1/2019 12:00 (Entered as : 07/01/2019 12:00)
Reported: 9/6/2019 10:14:10 PM 22:14
Posted: 9/12/2019
Location: Lone Pine, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:3 minutes
Camouflaged bird shaped object in the eastern sierras.

Myself, my wife and 3 teenage sons were on our way home from Lake Tahoe, traveling south on highway 395 at approximately Noon on July 1st. I was driving while my wife was watching a movie on her phone. My 3 boys were either sleeping or on their phones at the time. There was very little traffic on the highway and I had a habit of looking over to my left at the mountains, as I am a landscape artist and love to paint the area. As I glanced towards the mountains something caught my eye.

The best way I can describe it is this way. I saw what looked like a “glitch” In The scenery. As I looked closer I could make out a shape but could not see any details. Because I saw the slight “glitch” I could see now that I was looking at what I can only describe as some sort of object that was shaped almost like a bird but the odd thing about it was that it was camouflaged with the mountain in the background, almost as if it were clear.

I would look at the road, then look back to see it still there. I got the feeling that I wasn’t supposed to be seeing it but because I saw what looked like a “glitch” on the front of it almost like the camouflage disappeared for a split second I could make it out every time I looked back at it.

I am guessing that it was approximately 1-2 mile away from me between the highway and the mountain range. After just a couple minutes of watching the road and looking back at it (keep in mind that I was traveling about 80mph and it was pacing me), it turned quickly and I watched it gain altitude and disappear into the sky after turning 180 degrees. It was gone in almost a blink of an eye.

Now the strange thing about it is that I got the feeling it knew I was watching it yet I wasn’t supposed to be seeing it. Sounds odd I know but that’s how I felt.

Anyway, I didn’t tell my wife about it until tonight and I was researching sightings in the area and that’s what brought me here.

Thanks for reading.