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The Golden Eagle

1 month ago   |   By Ornithology

The majestic Golden Eagle , named for the shining feathers on the back of its head and neck, inspires awe around the world. Reflecting the reverence many have for this raptor, the Golden Eagle is the national symbol for five countries: Albania, Germany, Austria, Mexico, and Kazakhstan.
The scientific name Aquila chrysaetos comes from the Ancient Greek χρῡσός + ᾱ̓ετός .
The Golden Eagle is widespread in the wilder country of North America, Europe, and Asia, favoring open country and a variety of habitats, ranging from arctic to desert. Biologists estimate that there are about 20,000 Golden...
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