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.
Golden Eagle. Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) can be found all over the world, but is one of the two species of eagles that can be found in North America. They are rated "Least Concerned" on the IUCN Red List.