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Eagle Takes On Drone In Spectacular Australian Video Footage

13/08/2015 13:56 BST | Updated 13/08/2015 15:59 BST

From fishermen to monkeys, drones face a variety of threats when they're swooping around capturing amazing video.

But when this particular one traveled into the path of a wedge-tailed eagle - or eaglehawk - it didn't stand a chance.

The hawk dives into action, picking up the drone with its claws, knocking it sideways and throwing it off balance.

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The drone then falls spectacularly to the ground, where it lay motionless until its owners retrieved it.

Watch slo-mo footage in glorious full 1080p below.