Eagles questions This is a list of recently added questions about eagles. What is the largest and most powerful raptor 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 62% harpy eagleharpy eagle4912bald eaglebald eagle1625golden eaglegolden eagle884crowned eaglecrowned eagle430birds 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-owl1278bat falconbat falcon662martial eaglemartial eagle1076harpy eagleharpy eagle5341birds 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 62% in Central and South Americain Central and South America5258in South Africain South Africa1271in North Africain North Africa935in Middle Eastin Middle East948predators 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 43% birdsbirds619rodentsrodents2159slothssloths2873fishfish994animals of South America riddles » The double-headed eagle serves as the Russian coat-of-arms. Where did it come from?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 55% Russian LegendRussian Legend1231old Slavic symbol of good fortuneold Slavic symbol of good fortune1062it was taken over from the Holy Roman Empireit was taken over from the Holy Roman Empire2700it was taken over from the Byzantine Empireit was taken over from the Byzantine Empire6328Byzantine Empire riddles » Play birds quiz and see all the questions.