1. Eagles are birds of prey in the genus Aquila.
  2. The two living species of eagles are the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle.
  3. They are found in many environments, including deserts, mountains, forest and grasslands.
  4. Eagles are large, powerfully built birds of prey; typically they use their agility, speed, and powerful talons to snatch up prey (mainly fish, but also small mammals and occasionally birds) from the ground, from trees, or from the air.
  5. Eagles have very large, hooked beaks for ripping flesh from their prey.