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The Food Habits of North American Golden Eagles

Richard R. Olendorff
The American Midland Naturalist
Vol. 95, No. 1 (Jan., 1976), pp. 231-236
DOI: 10.2307/2424254
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2424254
Page Count: 6
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The Food Habits of North American Golden Eagles
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Abstract

A compilation of 7094 prey items of North American golden eagles, Aquila chrysaetos, shows a diet consisting of 83.9% mammals, 14.7% birds, 1.0% reptiles and 0.4% fish. No evidence of predation on amphibians or invertebrates was found.

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