SPECIES

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Todd E. Katzner, Michael N. Kochert, Karen Steenhof, Carol L. McIntyre, Erica H. Craig, and Tricia A. Miller
Version: 2.0 — Published September 17, 2020

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Adult and juvenile
© Gerrit Vyn, Wyoming, United States, 18 May 2013
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Immature
© DAVID BROWN, Colorado, United States, 15 Apr 2009
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Adult
© Timothy Barksdale, Alaska, United States, Jun 1998
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Juvenile
© Eric Liner, Alaska, United States, 29 Jun 2007
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© Larry Arbanas, Alaska, United States, 26 Jun 2007
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© Timothy Barksdale, Alaska, United States, Jun 1998
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Juveniles
© Timothy Barksdale, Montana, United States, Jun 2001
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Juvenile on migration
© Jerry Liguori, Nevada, United States, 22 Sep 2012
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Immature flapping and soaring
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 05 Feb 2012
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Immature soaring on thermal
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 02 Feb 2012
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Video: Immature and adult Golden Eagle soaring (China).
© Tom Heijnen, Sichuan, China, 10 May 2018
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Juvenile on migration
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 22 Oct 2014
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Adult on migration
© Jerry Liguori, Nevada, United States, 17 Oct 2014
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Adult on migration using ridge lift
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 09 Oct 2012
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Adult on migration
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 14 Oct 2012
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Immature hunting ducks
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 27 Feb 2013
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Adult performing undulating flight display, likely in territorial defense
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 02 Oct 2012

Recommended Citation

Katzner, T. E., M. N. Kochert, K. Steenhof, C. L. McIntyre, E. H. Craig, and T. A. Miller (2020). Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.goleag.02