Photo: Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) - Steinadler Aigle royal - Aquila reale - Беркут – イヌワシ The Golden eagle is togeher with the peregrine falcon one of the two fastest birds and animals in the world. Wingspan 1.80 - 2.80 m (5 ft 1 in - 9ft 3 in ) Weight 2.5 - 7.2 kg (5.5 -16.0 lb) The average cruising speed is about 40 – 50 km/h (25 – 31 mph), but when diving for prey he can reach 240 - 320 km/h (150 - 200 mph) The Golden Eagle is the second largest eagle in Europe, North America and…

Photo: Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) - Steinadler Aigle royal - Aquila reale - Беркут – イヌワシ The Golden eagle is togeher with the peregrine falcon one of the two fastest birds and animals in the world. Wingspan 1.80 - 2.80 m (5 ft 1 in - 9ft 3 in ) Weight 2.5 - 7.2 kg (5.5 -16.0 lb) The average cruising speed is about 40 – 50 km/h (25 – 31 mph), but when diving for prey he can reach 240 - 320 km/h (150 - 200 mph) The Golden Eagle is the second largest eagle in Europe, North America and…

Eagle Wingspan -- His excellent vision and his powerful beak, wings and talons and speed give the eagle great advantages in protecting and feeding young eaglets.

Eagle Wingspan -- His excellent vision and his powerful beak, wings and talons and speed give the eagle great advantages in protecting and feeding young eaglets.

Red Tail Hawk, terror of the neighborhood and frequent visitor to my 'feeder'.

Red Tail Hawk, terror of the neighborhood and frequent visitor to my 'feeder'.

A Bald Eagle's wingspan can be approximately 6 to 7 1/2 feet. This one is showing off its wingspan to full effect as it comes in for a landing

A Bald Eagle's wingspan can be approximately 6 to 7 1/2 feet. This one is showing off its wingspan to full effect as it comes in for a landing

Crested Eagle. This fellow always looks like he's having a bad hair day as he stands sentry on telephone poles. Always found in association with forrest areas.

Crested Eagle. This fellow always looks like he's having a bad hair day as he stands sentry on telephone poles. Always found in association with forrest areas.

Blakiston's Fish Owl (Bubo blakistoni) is one of the rarest owls in the world, an endangered bird restricted to Russia, China, Japan and possibly North Korea. This owl is also the largest on Earth. "These birds stand two-and-a-half feet tall [75 centimeters], have 6-foot wingspans [2 meters] and can weigh more than 10 pounds [4.6 kilograms]. | LiveScience

Blakiston's Fish Owl (Bubo blakistoni) is one of the rarest owls in the world, an endangered bird restricted to Russia, China, Japan and possibly North Korea. This owl is also the largest on Earth. "These birds stand two-and-a-half feet tall [75 centimeters], have 6-foot wingspans [2 meters] and can weigh more than 10 pounds [4.6 kilograms]. | LiveScience

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