Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos

Length 2.2-2.8 ft (66.0-83.8 cm)
Wingspan 6.1-7.2 ft (185.0-220.0 cm)
Weight M: 6.3-10.0 lb (2840-4550 g), F: 8.0-14.7 lb (3630-6665 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, EU, AF, AS

Golden Eagles are found in most of the Northern Hemisphere, including Canada, U.S., northern Mexico, and parts of Europe and Asia. They are also found in parts of northern Africa. Golden Eagles are extremely fast. They can dive to speeds of more than 150 mph. They use their speed to catch rabbits, marmots, and ground squirrels. They also eat reptiles, fish, birds, and large insects.

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