IWRC Raptor ID Series
 
Golden Eagle Characteristics
 
Adult
         
 
(photo of underside of wing needed)
(photo of top of wing needed)
 
long yellow gape
golden/tawny nape
dark head
bill has black tip with blue base
dark brown body plumage
dark gray remiges
dark band on edge of wing
tawny spot on wrist
         
Juvenile
         
 
(photo of juvie
head needed)
(photo of tail needed)
(photo of underside of wing needed)
 
 
long yellow gape
tawny nape
dark head
bill has black tip with blue base
inner portion of tail is white
outer portion is black
white patch on underside
of wing
(some lack patch)
 
         
 
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