transylvanialand: Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) by ER Post on Flickr.
Eagle :: Among Animal Totems there were animals known as messengers or friends of humankind. Eagles were known as the messengers and prayers of the "Creator." The Creator was their god. This is why eagle feathers are so sacred to Native Americans.
The Eastern Imperial Eagle
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) This bird is part of Wilderness Road State Park's Remarkable Raptors program. Photo by vastateparksstaff, via Flickr.