Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos

– very large raptor, much larger than Common Buzzard
– diurnal migrant, strictly over land
– migrates singly, at migration bottlenecks sometimes mixed with other raptors
– long-range dispersal of immatures


Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, IMM
BIF2389, 28/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, AD
BIF2390, 01/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, AD
BIF2391, 01/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, AD
BIF2392, 01/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos, AD
BIF2393, 23/05/2010, Xizi, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Steppe Eagle (v)
Eastern Imperial Eagle (v)

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