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Eagle (Golden)

Aquila chrysaetos
Eagle (Golden)

Range

They are found through western North America, and sometimes the east, down to Mexico. They spend the winter from southern Canada to central Mexico. They can also be found in Eurasia and Africa.

Habitat

They live in prairie grasslands, tundra, and coniferous forests in the mountains.

Body Traits

They are a very large bird, reaching more than 30 inches tall. They are dark brown with yellow feet.

Habits

They hunt from the air flying over the ground to dive onto prey.

Diet

They catch mostly rabbits, prairie dogs and other medium-sized mammals.

Reproduction

They build a large bowl of sticks, usually on cliff ledge or high in a tree. The female lays 1- 4 white eggs with dark spots.

Eagle (Golden)

Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vetebrata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Accipitrinae
Genus: Aquila
Species: A. chrysaetos

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