Golden Eagle
  • Persian name Oghab talai
  • English name Golden Eagle
  • Scientific name Aquilaehrysaetos
  • Family Accipitridae
  • Morphology Body length:88 cm. The tail is relatively long and square-shaped. The feathers of the head and nape of the neck are typically light golden or reddish-brown, giving the appearance of a ‘shawl’.Primary and secondary feathers and rectricesare whitish, ending with a broad, black band in the tail.
  • Ethology It has a certain power in flying,and has different types of wing beats. When gliding or soaring it typically holds its wings in a shallow ‘V’.