Posted by Edwin Bowe on November 9, 2021 at 9:07 am
Location: Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, WY
As seen in this image, the distinguishing feature of a golden eagle is the golden appearance on the back of the head and the nape of the neck. In contrast to bald eagles, which are largely scavengers, golden eagles are primarily predators. They are capable of taking foxes and large birds such as cranes.