King and Cortege

In the cold season when food runs short, the crows often come along with the big raptors to catch a mouthful of their prey. I could photograph this beautiful adult white-tailed eagle – Austria’s heraldic animal- accompanied by a hooded crow in heavy rain and snow.

Image Details

Location: Burgenland, Austria
Date: January 12th 2010
Light: very poor
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Canon IS 4.0 500
Focal Length: 500mm
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: 4.5

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