Eagles questions This is a list of recently added questions about eagles. The Haast's eagle is the largest eagle known to have existed. Where did it live?New Zealand. The Haast's eagle is an extinct species of eagle that once lived in the South Island of New Zealand. Its massive size is explained as an evolutionary response to the size of its prey, the flightless moa, the largest of which could weigh 230 kg. Haast's eagle became extinct around 1400, after the moa were hunted to extinction by the first Māori.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% MadagascarMadagascar55BorneoBorneo91New ZealandNew Zealand184CubaCuba28ornitology riddles » What is the wingspan of white-tailed eagle?220 - 240 cm. White-tailed eagle is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes other raptors such as hawks, kites, and harriers. Its wingspan is up to 240 centimetres.Created by: Ninjaihard 52% 110 - 130 cm110 - 130 cm136160 - 190 cm160 - 190 cm278220 - 240 cm220 - 240 cm633270 - 290 cm270 - 290 cm167birds riddles » What is the largest and most powerful bird of prey found in the Americas?Harpy eagle. Female harpy eagles typically weigh 6 to 9 kg (13 to 20 lb). An exceptionally large captive female, "Jezebel", weighed 12.3 kg (27 lb). The bald eagle, the national bird of the United States of America, weighs up to 6.3 kg (13.9 lb).Created by: Sumit Tamangaverage 60% harpy eagleharpy eagle7558bald eaglebald eagle2933golden eaglegolden eagle1415crowned eaglecrowned eagle617birds of prey riddles » What animal is that?Harpy eagle. The harpy eagle was first described by Linnaeus in 1758 as Vultur harpyja, after the harpies of Ancient Greek mythology. These were wind spirits that took the dead to Hades, and were said to have a body like an eagle and the face of a human.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% eurasian eagle-owleurasian eagle-owl1745bat falconbat falcon989martial eaglemartial eagle1507harpy eagleharpy eagle7386animals riddles » Where do harpy eagles live?In Central and South America. The harpy eagle is found from south Mexico to north Argentina, most commonly in Brazil. It is rare throughout its range and difficult to see, as it inhabits the canopy of rainforest.Created by: Vijayaverage 61% in Central and South Americain Central and South America8248in South Africain South Africa2024in North Africain North Africa1556in Middle Eastin Middle East1588predators riddles » What do harpy eagles mainly eat?Sloths. Research conducted in a nesting site in Brazil concluded that the harpy's prey basis was composed in 79% by sloths. In a similar research venture in Panama, 53% of captures were sloths.Created by: José Álvarezhard 42% birdsbirds1340rodentsrodents4188slothssloths5409fishfish1775animals of South America riddles » The double-headed eagle serves as the Russian coat-of-arms. Where did it originate?It was taken over from the Byzantine Empire. After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, Moscow claimed succession to the legacy of the Eastern Roman Empire. Ivan III married Sophia Palaiologina, the niece of the last Byzantine emperor Constantine XI, and made the Byzantine double-headed eagle his own, and eventually Russian, coat-of-arms. In Byzantine heraldry, the heads represent the Emperor having authority over both secular and religious matters.Created by: stighard 54% Russian LegendRussian Legend1971old Slavic symbol of good fortuneold Slavic symbol of good fortune1638it was taken over from the Holy Roman Empireit was taken over from the Holy Roman Empire4333it was taken over from the Byzantine Empireit was taken over from the Byzantine Empire9419history of Russia riddles » Play birds quiz and see all the questions.