The Eastern Imperial Eagle was completely extinct in Austria until the species came back in 1999.
Since then the population has increased despite problems like electrocution or illegal persecution.
2016 was the best year so far and 18 pairs successfully raised 31 young, 11 more than in 2015.
This is a big step forward for the conservation of this fascinating eagle.
More information in German:
Rekordjahr für Österreichs Kaiseradler