Golden Eagle - Accipitridae Aquila chrysaetos
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Golden Eagle Photo along SR. 257 on 4-06-02  ©NJDavis,  Accipitridae Aquila chrysaetos

Photo Details
April 6, 2002 - along SR. 257, Millard County, Utah - ©NJDavis

Length 30" Wingspan 79".  Large , dark, yellow legs, head small, nape gold in all plumages, eyes dark.   Adult - buff undertail coverts. wings dappled with lighter brown, striped tail, pale bar at base of wing.    First year juvenile- tail white with one large dark band at the end, underwing shows white patch.  Second year juvenile-  some paler color on wings, pale bar at base of wing.
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