Please, shut up! Owl appears to be grinding his brother’s gears with his over-excitement

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family – something this young owlet knows all too well.

Two owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

Two owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

While his older brother seems to be so excited by the camera and appears to screech with delight, the younger owlet looks less than impressed.

At one point, it all gets too annoying and the younger brother actually appears to wince at his wide-eyed sibling’s hyperactive antics.

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

The duo were captured on camera by Alberto Ghizzi Panizza, 40, in the floodplain of the Po river in the northern Italy

The professional photographer had observed the two for a while and noticed their apparent tiff, proceeding to snap these amusing photographs.

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

He said: “These were very young owls of maybe three months.

“The small owls are curious animals and their expressions are just so funny.

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

Two Owl brothers stand together one is in noticeably better spirits than the other

“I take pictures around my home and sometimes you will find owls or other animals.”