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Eagles are among the largest birds in the world and  have incredible vision and hearing. They can spot prey from above, diving to catch them in mid-flight.

Somewhat surprisingly though, there aren’t that many types of eagles found in the skies above the First State. In fact, there are only two.

First, the Bald Eagle:

The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States with a majestic half-moon shaped body and huge wingspan. They have beautiful white heads and tails, but the rest of their bodies are brownish-gray with black spots. They have long, sharp talons and strong beaks that can crush bones. But they prefer fish, ducks, rabbits and other small animals to carrion.

Their soaring flight is gracefully slow and strong, impressive even to people who have never seen an eagle in person. Each year they mate for life and use their large claws to snag fish from the water below. With wingspans of up to 7 feet, these majestic eagles have a wide range of habitats including mountain forests and tundra, sandy coastal regions, and even cities.


And the second one is the Golden Eagle:

The Golden Eagle is an impressive bird of prey. This powerful hunter is capable of catching its prey as it flies, diving down at lightning speed to snatch up its dinner. With a wingspan of up to 7 feet, they are fast and agile, making them perfect for hunting large prey.

These golden eagles are the largest and most powerful of all American eagles. They have strong talons and sharp beaks, which they use to capture prey in flight. They can reach speeds of over 200 mph when hunting, making them among the fastest birds in nature.