Category: eagle

Eagles can spot something the size of a rabbit from more than three miles away. They see more colors than humans, and can also see in the UV range of light (allowing them to see the urine trail of prey).

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (the largest bird of prey in Australia) is so protective of its nest sites that it sometimes attacks hang gliders, airplanes, and helicopters.

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In 458 BC, Aeschylus, an ancient Greek tragedian, was killed by a tortoise dropped by an eagle that had mistaken his bald head for a rock suitable for shattering the shell of the reptile.

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The Crowned Eagle, the only known bird to be confirmed as having viewing humans as prey.

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If humans had vision as good as an eagle’s, we would be able to see an ant on the ground from the roof of a 10-story building. We would also have brilliant color vision, UV vision and nearly a 360° range of view. -source

Bird photographer Phoo Chan captured once-in-a-lifetime photos of a raven that hitched a ride by landing on the back of a bald eagle (who didn’t seem to mind). source  source1

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A Seagull attempts to free its friend from the claws of an eagle in epic mid-air battle. source


It is illegal to collect or possess eagle feathers in the United States, and only enrolled members of a federally recognized Native American tribe may legally possess them. source

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An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it. source

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