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Taxonomy: Order Accipitriformes >> Family Accipitridae >> Genus Aquila

Golden Eagle (Unique ID: 362)
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Species: Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: perching/standing
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: June 15, 2005
Equipment: Canon EOS 20D and Canon 300mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 0.0

Notes: As I drove toward the exit of Rocky Mountain National park, I saw a dark form ahead. I initially dismissed it as a rock until it suddenly took the shape of a perched bird...a Golden Eagle! I viewed and photographed the eagle for several minutes until some harrasment caused by two Black-billed Magpies and a Red-tailed Hawk caused it to take flight and sail out of view.


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