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.Know More
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 in Eagles
Eagles fly 30 to 55 mph and dive at over 100 mph. Eagles can soar for hours on warm air currents, which conserves energy, especially during long migrations.Full Answer >
An eagle may also be called a "bird of prey," "a raptor," or an "accipitrid." Bird of prey and raptor are often treated as synonymous, although raptors are defined as having specific traits that make their bodies well prepared for hunting and consuming prey.Full Answer >
Eagle is the name for both male and female members of the species. Baby eagles are called fledglings or eaglets, and a group of eagles is referred to as a convocation or aerie. Female eagles mate for life after initiating courtship between 4 and 5 years of age.Full Answer >
The Desert Eagle is a semi-automatic pistol designed by Magnum Research Incorporated of Fridley, Minnesota. It fires a .50 caliber cartridge and uses a gas-operated reloading system. The magazine capacity is seven rounds of .50 caliber ammunition.Full Answer >