Tag Archives: Aquila chrysaetos

Golden Eagle

Golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) are one of the largest raptors in North America. An adult golden eagle is dark brown with a golden sheen on its nape and crown (head and neck). The back can also show a golden color. … Continue reading

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Golden or Bald Eagle?

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How can a person confuse a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)? Expert birders probably have no difficulty. Unfortunately I do not fall into that category. Unless the eagles are adults with mature plumage, I need … Continue reading

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Scenic View

Leonard teases me about how careful I am with my pictures – backing up and then backing up the back-ups. So I was horrified when I, in an instant, accidentally deleted a large quantity of photographs that, being lazy, I … Continue reading

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Immature Golden Eagle

A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)¬†was sitting on a power pole about a mile from our house Modoc County CA). Leonard and I were delighted to see it, since golden eagles, unlike the much more common bald eagles, are fairly rare. … Continue reading

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