The crop is a fascinating aspect of avian anatomy, serving as a crucial part of the digestive system in many bird species. This expandable pouch, typically found at the throat, acts as a storage space for food prior to digestion. While most commonly associated with birds, the crop... Read more »
Golden Eagles live across the entire Northern Hemisphere and are one of the best known birds of prey. They have very good eyesight and can spot prey from a long distance. There has been a noticable declines in Golden Eagle populations, especially across Europe. The main threat is habitat destruction. Food poisonings were also common, but these have declined in recent years thanks to tighter regulations on polution. On a global scale the Golden Eagle is not considered threatened by the IUCN mainly thanks to its large Asian and American populations.
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We've added the Golden Eagle to Birdorable. These magnificent birds can be found across the northern hemisphere. It is common in western North America, where it is the third largest bird of prey, after the Bald Eagle... Read more »