European Buzzard. One of these has been in our garden for the past 2 weeks.
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The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is togeher with the peregrine falcon one of the two fastest birds and animals in the world. Wingspan 1.80 - 2.80 m.  When diving for prey it can reach 240 - 320 km/h (150 - 200 mph)    - via Robert SKREINER's photo on Google+

The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is togeher with the peregrine falcon one of the two fastest birds and animals in the world. Wingspan 1.80 - 2.80 m. When diving for prey it can reach 240 - 320 km/h (150 - 200 mph) - via Robert SKREINER's photo on Google+

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Eagle Wingspan -- His excellent vision and his powerful beak, wings and talons and speed give the eagle great advantages in protecting and feeding young eaglets.

Eagle Wingspan -- His excellent vision and his powerful beak, wings and talons and speed give the eagle great advantages in protecting and feeding young eaglets.

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Red Kite -- The Red Kite was saved from national extinction by one of the world's longest running protection programmes, and has now been successfully re-introduced to England and Scotland.   I like the shift from orange to green.

Red Kite -- The Red Kite was saved from national extinction by one of the world's longest running protection programmes, and has now been successfully re-introduced to England and Scotland. I like the shift from orange to green.

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American Bald Eagles. I'm from Alabama and we have Bald Eagles living in our area. We watched one land in a pine tree in our yard and eat a duck he captured from the lake. Awesome!

American Bald Eagles. I'm from Alabama and we have Bald Eagles living in our area. We watched one land in a pine tree in our yard and eat a duck he captured from the lake. Awesome!

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Red Tail Hawk, terror of the neighborhood and frequent visitor to my 'feeder'.

Red Tail Hawk, terror of the neighborhood and frequent visitor to my 'feeder'.

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A Bald Eagle's wingspan can be approximately 6 to 7 1/2 feet. This one is showing off its wingspan to full effect as it comes in for a landing

A Bald Eagle's wingspan can be approximately 6 to 7 1/2 feet. This one is showing off its wingspan to full effect as it comes in for a landing

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Blakiston's Fish Owl (Bubo blakistoni) is one of the rarest owls in the world, an endangered bird restricted to Russia, China, Japan and possibly North Korea. This owl is also the largest on Earth. "These birds stand two-and-a-half feet tall [75 centimeters], have 6-foot wingspans [2 meters] and can weigh more than 10 pounds [4.6 kilograms]. | LiveScience

Blakiston's Fish Owl (Bubo blakistoni) is one of the rarest owls in the world, an endangered bird restricted to Russia, China, Japan and possibly North Korea. This owl is also the largest on Earth. "These birds stand two-and-a-half feet tall [75 centimeters], have 6-foot wingspans [2 meters] and can weigh more than 10 pounds [4.6 kilograms]. | LiveScience

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