Breeds June-October. They are monogamous and mate for life. Established breeding pairs are territorial and will occupy the same area, defending their nest site from other Wedge-tailed Eagles and other intruders. The nest is a huge structure made from sticks, generally constructed in a tree fork or limb.
Observed overhead, very dark underside with a pale line at the base of the flight feathers along the underwing. Very distinctive wedge-shaped tail.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia's largest bird of prey.
Carnivore. Feeds on live prey and carrion. Live prey includes mostly rabbits and hares, however lizards, mammals and other birds may also be eaten. Carrion and roadkill is often a source of food.
Forests to treeless plains.
Native to Australia