American Crow Eating Ice

By | September 26, 2020

I was camping at Mount Magazine State Park here in Arkansas (Sept. 2010) when the people camping next to me dumped some ice on the ground. This American Crow flew down and began eating one of the ice chips.

American Crow Eating Ice
American Crow Eating Ice

How I Got The Photo – American Crow Eating Ice

When I saw the Crow fly down, I got my camera and began photographing it. It surprised me when it picked up an ice cube and began eating it.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III
  • Lens: EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Mount Magazine State Park (Arkansas)
  • Date and Time Taken: September 26, 2010 (10:03:21 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 800
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Bias: 0 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

Here is an American Crow fledgling I recently photographed in my yard: American Crow Fledgling