Utah Bird Profile
  Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos

Name Roots: (L. aquila, "eagle" - Gr. chrysos, "golden")

In Utah:   
by Kent Keller

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a cliff or in a tree at a height of 10-100+ feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is a <B>carnivore: ground hawker</B>. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a <B>carnivore: ground scavenger ground hawker</B>.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in cliff and high desert scrub habitats.
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