Nature Video

By Ellie Duncombe


Zach Carroll, 33, from California, USA, captured the funny moment a mama owl protected her younglings in a nest.

Filmed outside of Skydive San Diego in May, Zach tried to capture the baby owls on camera.

However, the mother was having none of it as she spread her wings to make herself look big and protect her babies from the unknown ‘threat’.

Zach said: “There were definitely 5 chicks there that she was protecting by making herself seem big to scare me away.

“I love owls, they are nature’s pest control.”