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Friday, November 6, 2015

A Philatelic Flight of Eagles

Most unique with the eagles is that they are monogamous. They mate for life and use the same nest each year. Remarkable are the places, where the eagles build their nests mostly inaccessible places such as in tall trees or high cliffs. Many species lay two eggs, but the older, larger chick frequently kills its younger sibling once it is hatched. The female birds are bigger than the male. The young mature slowly, reaching adult plumage in the third or fourth year.
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