Animal Facts

Golden Eagle Facts

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Golden Eagle

Introduction - Golden Eagle

In a full dive the Golden Eagle can reach a speed of 200 miles per hour (320 kilometers per hour) making it the second fastest animal in the world; just behind the Peregrine Falcon. These graceful and incredibly quick birds are considered by many experts the most superlative fliers among all the birds of prey. Although not as well-known as it's cousin the Bald Eagle this animal is truly an amazing and beautiful creature and it is the most widely distributed type of eagle in the world. On this page is a list of facts about this fast bird. Information on this page includes where the Golden Eagle lives, what it hunts, and how it looks. This information is written for both kids and adults.

Golden Eagle Interesting Facts

Golden Eagle Appearance

There are six living subspecies of these birds that are generally very similar but have slight variations, especially in size.