Some live up to 40 years.
Eagles have a 6- to 7-foot wing span.
Eagles can see a rabbit from two miles away.
Eagles can reach speeds up to 180 mph.
All that, plus they are incredibly beautiful.
How many golden eagles are killed each year by industrial wind turbines? Too many. Just way too many.How many golden eagles are killed each year by industrial wind turbines? Too many. Just way too many. Click To Tweet
Golden Eagle in slow motion (from Earth Unplugged on BBC).
How do feathers work? Sam and Si from Earth Unplugged take one of the biggest birds of prey, the golden eagle, and see just how it carries its massive frame through the air.
Broken Wing: Birds, Blades and Broken Promises, an incredible account of the broken promises of the wind industry, is available now as a Kindle ebook on Amazon.