golden eagle , By Ron Coulter The golden eagle is one of the best-known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the most widely distributed species of eagle. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae.
Near Unalaska there’s a small stream where eagles often gather. Here one aims for something floating in shallow water. “You can see how much he wants to get it,” says Klaus Nigge. “His eyes, so sharp, point to one place.