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Golden Eagle
(Aquila chrysaetos)

        
Golden Eagle
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Golden Eagle Information

Length: 30 - 41"

Habitat: In limited Northeast range: open mountainous areas, open coniferous forests, other open country. Requires cliffs (preferred) or tall trees for nesting.


Diet: Mostly small to medium-sized mammals, including rabbits, skunks, ground squirrels, and mice; medium-sized birds such as grouse and pheasants; occasionally, larger birds; large insects, snakes, some carrion.
 
Golden Eagle ID TipsIdentification tips for the Golden Eagle
 
Calls of the Golden Eagle
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Golden Eagle Breeding Map Golden Eagle Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional Information:

Golden Eagle
Photos and info about this raptor's voice, flight physiology, habitat, diet, migration, reproduction, and longevity. (From Wikipedia)
 
Adult Golden Eagle in Flight
Golden Eagle
Photo credit: Donna Dewhurst/USFWS
 
     
   

 


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