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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.
 
Identification 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)
 
Books about Raptors
 
 
 
Adult Golden Eagle in Flight
Golden Eagle
Photo credit: Donna Dewhurst/USFWS
 
     
   

 


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