With a wingspan of up to 2.5 m, the wedge-tailed eagle is the largest bird of prey in Australia. It soars and glides majestically in the air currents for up to 90 minutes at a time, reaching altitudes that can go beyond 2000 m.
The bald eagle is the largest raptor in Utah and second only to the Condor in North America. As with most raptors, the female is larger than the male. Males may weigh as little as 4.5 pounds and the largest females may weigh up to 14 pounds. The wingspan is 6.5-8 feet and the body may be up to 36 inches long. Bald eagles from the northern parts of their range are usually much larger then the southern birds
The heraldic eagle on the Egyptian flag and coat of arms is known as 'The Eagle of Saladin'
Includes several varieties
Director: John Sturges. Also starred Jenny Agutter, Donald Pleasence & Anthony Quayle
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Bernhard Goetzke & Ferdinand Martini. Plot: In the Kentucky hills a store keeper tries to win the love of an innocent schoolteacher. She runs away and seeks refuge with a hermit
Part of the 11th Labour of Hercules - the apples of Hesperides. Prometheus was chained as a punishment for ridiculing the gods. Each day an eagle would peck at his liver, but the next day the organ would grow back, only for it to happen again. Hercules killed the eagle and, as a reward, Prometheus advised him to send Atlas for the apples.
Director: Oscar Micheaux. Also starred Alec Lovejoy, Laura Bowman & Bee Freeman. Plot: A black night watchman at a chemical factory finds the body of a murdered white woman. After he reports it, he finds himself accused of the murder.
Director: Dean Hargrove. Also starred Joyce Van Patten, Robbi Tremaine & Helen Finley
Falcons, eagles, hawks and allies. Family: Acciptridae.
2003. 4th book in the Alex Rider series. No. 1 in the US Bookboard Childrens Fiction 100 list, no. 3 in the US Bookboard Teen Fiction 100 list and no.9 in the US Bookboard Crime 100 list.
A score of two strokes below par on any individual hole. Eagles are most commonly made on par-5s, where an eagle is a score of 3. An hole-in-one on a par-3 is technically also an eagle, but is never referred to as such.
1976; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; lasting popularity
(The Last Battle) A Messenger of King Tirian.
Inhabits mountains, forests and steppes over a vast area of Europe and Asia.