Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

By Ed Lewis

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

A huge bird of prey, with only the white-tailed eagle larger in the UK. With its long broad wings and longish tail, it has a different outline to the smaller buzzard. It likes to soar and glide on air currents, holding its wings in a shallow ‘V’. Eagles have traditional territories and nesting places which may be used by generations. They have been illegally killed in the past and are still occasionally poisoned, or have their nests robbed. It lives in the wild, open moorlands and mountains of Scotland, favouring islands and remote glens. Best looked for soaring high over hillsides in the Scottish Highlands. The few English eagles can be looked for at the RSPB’s Haweswater reserve and watchpoint in Cumbria.


  • eagle
  • birds
  • wildlife
  • nature

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41 x 30 cm
watercolour on board
3 Years ago

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(ruler scale: 2m  -  6'6")

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Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra)
Ed Lewis

Specialising in painting wildlife and classic cars using watercolour on board. Commissions taken.


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Leeds United Kingdom
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