There are many different types of birds in the world. One type of bird is the wedge-tailed eagle, and it is a fascinating creature. In this lesson, you will learn about the characteristics of the wedge-tailed eagle and what makes it unique among other birds.
Wedge-Tailed Eagle Characteristics
Look! Up in the sky!It’s a bird!It’s a plane!No, it’s…A wedge-tailed eagle! Even though you might have been expecting the name of a red-caped superhero, the wedge-tailed eagle is just as amazing as the Man of Steel.
The wedge-tailed eagle is a bird that lives in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. The name ‘wedge-tailed’ comes from the long, fanned out diamond or ‘wedge’ shape of its tail. Sometimes called ‘wedgies,’ the wedge-tailed eagle is the largest bird in the raptor family, which includes birds who capture their own prey.
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