Friends with benefits; a crow gets a free lift off the back of bald eagle

Friends with benefits;  a crow gets  a free lift off the back of bald eagle

Phoo Chan, a wildlife photographer and a bird enthusiast  is incredibly lucky when it comes to capturing perfect bird moments. But there is nothing that will beat his photograph of what he captured recen: a crow riding atop a bald eagle  near Kitsap Washington while he was on a shooting weekend.

 

He tells us more about his work, Crows are known for aggressively harassing other raptors that are much bigger in size when spotted in their territories and usually these ‘intruders’ simply retreat without much fuss. However, in this frame the crow did not seem to harass the bald eagle at such close proximity and neither did the bald eagle seem to mind the crow’s presence invading its personal space. What made it even more bizarre was that the crow even made a brief stop on the back of the eagle as if it was taking a free scenic ride and the eagle simply obliged.

Have  a look at his work on 500px and Flickr.

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Via (Thisiscolossal.com)