The Golden Eagle... The Golden Eagle is one of the best-known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the most widely distributed species of eagle. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae.
While this sparrowhawk scanned the sky in search of a feathered meal, it did not notice the great spotted woodpecker it hunted earlier was only hiding some 50cm below it! By staying motionless for tedious minutes, the woodpecker eventually succeeded to stay safe from the hawk-eyed gaze of motion.
Explore the Malta Falconry and live this unique experience, watch our falconers fly several different species of well trained birds of prey and see these magnificent birds in free flight. Make your day more special when visiting us by experiencing a real falconry experience which is unique on the Maltese Islands.