Scientific Classification

Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Aquila
Class Aves
Scientific Name Aquila chrysaetos daphanea
Asian golden eagle
Asian Golden Eagle

Other Names

Himalayan golden eagle, berkut

Asian Golden Eagle Description

  • The Asian golden eagle is one of the darkest golden eagles.
  • It has rich brown red feathers.

Size & Weight

  • WING LENGTH: (Male) 60 to 68 cm (24 to 27 in) (Female) 66 to 72 cm (26 to 28 in)
  • WEIGHT: (Male) 05 kg (8.9 lb) (Female) 6.35 kg (14.0 lb)
  • WINGSPAN: 21 m (7 ft 3 in)


Central Kazakhstan, eastern Iran, easternmost Caucasus, central China, northern Pakistan, Manchuria, Bhutan, northeastern Myanmar, northernmost India