Scientific Classification

Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Aquila
Class Aves
Scientific Name Aquila chrysaetos japonica
Japanese Golden Eagle
Japanese Golden Eagle ©flickr/Yasaiman

Japanese Golden Eagle Description

The Japanese golden eagle is the smallest golden eagle.

Size & Weight

(Male)

  • WING LENGTH: 58 to 59.5 cm (22.8 to 23.4 in)
  • WEIGHT: 2.5 kg (5.5 lb)

(Female)

  • WING LENGTH: 62 to 64.5 cm (24.4 to 25.4 in)
  • WEIGHT: 25 kg (7.2 lb)

Range

Northern Japan (Honshu, Kyushu, Hokkaido)