Poem #43 Wedge-tailed Eagle
To soar over mountains and valleys,
To rise majestically
On thermal currents
Over a patchwork quilt
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The Wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey with a wingspan of up to 2.8m (about 10 feet). They are found all over Australia where suitable habitat exists. You can read more about Australian birds on my site Trevor’s Birding.