The Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), also spelled Gerfalcon, is the largest of the falcon species. The Gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia. Photo by Daniel Bergmann.
The Harpy Eagle is a Neotropical species of eagle. It is the largest raptor found in the Americas, and among the largest extant species of eagles in the world- it looks like Buckbeak from Harry Potter!
Native American Indian Poem ~ "Great Eagle, King of the sky, lift my spirit up; carry me high. Wings of strength that float along, take me away ~ to freedom beyond ~ at peace I live, with you above; all that I give is: Heartfelt Love.
Whooper Swans Photograph by Ellert Gretarsson, On one of my photography tours in Iceland I came up to this beautiful family of whooper swans. In the background is one of the many tongues of the Vatnajökull glacier.