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The predator becomes prey A golden eagle feeding on a fox in northern Sweden. Courtesy of @Henkrik Just. Aquila chrysaetos,Birds,Eagle,Falconiformes,Feeding,Golden Eagle,Sweden Click/tap to enlarge

The predator becomes prey

A golden eagle feeding on a fox in northern Sweden. Courtesy of @Henkrik Just.

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The Golden Eagle is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Once widespread across the Holarctic, it has disappeared from many of the more heavily populated areas. Despite being extirpated from some its former range or uncommon, the species is still fairly ubiquitous, being present in Eurasia, North America, and parts of Africa. The highest density of nesting Golden Eagles in the world lies in southern Alameda County,.. more

Similar species: Falcons
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Uploaded Mar 31, 2011. Captured Mar 31, 2011 16:09.