Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Aquila audax (Latham, 1801)

Wedge-tailed Eagles are Australia's largest eagle. They can travel long distances and often circle in thermal air currents. They feed on live prey or dead carcases They have a body that is dark brown with wings and neck paler (adult) or paler with gold sheen (young birds). Feathers extend onto the legs. Tail long, rhombus 'wedge' shape

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What habitats does Aquila audax live in?

Most areas, occasionally in urban places

What is the distribution of Aquila audax?

Across Australia including Tasmania

How big does Aquila audax grow?

Body can grow up to around 105 cm long

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