It's no secret that moms are basically the best.
No matter what species, mamas do everything they can to protect their little ones. This precious little Wilson's plover knows a thing or two about that. While these birds only watch over their eggs for a short time, one photographer was able to capture a truly adorable clip of one taking a hilarious little seat on her babies.
First you'll see the little nugget scuttling along in the background toward her nest.