The largest eagle in the world is Steller's sea eagle. It weighs between 13 to 20 pounds and has a wingspan of up to 8 feet.Continue Reading
Stellar's sea eagles are only believed to breed in far eastern Russia, along the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk. During the winter, many of them migrate from their breeding grounds in Russia to Japan.
Steller's sea eagles are carnivores and primarily eat cod and salmon. They also eat crabs, ducks, gulls, squid and shellfish by diving and clutching their prey in their long talons.
These eagles are revered in Japan, where they are a national symbol and known as O-washi.Learn more about Eagles
Bald eagles range from 34 to 43 inches from head to foot, with females being larger than the males. Their wingspan ranges from 6 to 8 feet long.Full Answer >
Eagles are carnivores, which means that they feed only on meat. Some species of eagles are scavengers, which means that they primarily eat fish and animals that are already dead. Eagles also hunt their prey, though some species actively hunt more than others.Full Answer >
The biggest differences between golden eagles and bald eagles are the bald eagle's white head, tail and rump. The golden eagle is golden-bronze all over. These eagles are easily mistaken for each other as juveniles, but when they are mature, the differences between them are apparent.Full Answer >
An eagle's nest is called an eyrie. Eagles normally build eyries high up on cliffs or in tall trees. The inaccessibility of the eyrie protects the small clutch of eggs.Full Answer >