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Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

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Uncommon raptor across much of the Northern Hemisphere. Hunts mainly mammals in remote, open country from grasslands to steppes and mountainous areas. Mostly dark brown. Immatures have white patch on underwing and white tail base. Lacks white mottling on belly. Often holds wings in slight V-shape when soaring.

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