"Argent, an allerion gules. ALLERION. An eagle displayed, without beak or feet." -Hall, 1862

Allerion

"Argent, an allerion gules. ALLERION. An eagle displayed, without beak or feet." -Hall, 1862

American eagle with flags, shield and stars.

American Eagle

American eagle with flags, shield and stars.

"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders tick, mankind laugh and cry." -Trowbridge, 1866

Animal Rebus

"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders…

A lion, rabbit, hawk, all gather around the tree for a meeting held by the owl.

Animals Gathering

A lion, rabbit, hawk, all gather around the tree for a meeting held by the owl.

An eagle bearer from the Roman Empire. The eagle was made of precious metal and was the symbol of the power of Rome. If the eagle was lost in battle, it was considered a terrible disgrace.

Eagle Bearer

An eagle bearer from the Roman Empire. The eagle was made of precious metal and was the symbol of the…

"Star of the Order of the Black Eagle." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Black Eagle

"Star of the Order of the Black Eagle." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

This cabinet is carved using English walnut wood in an Italian style. It is richly ornamented with an eagle at the top, a figure in the center and fruits and foliage on the bottom.

Cabinet

This cabinet is carved using English walnut wood in an Italian style. It is richly ornamented with an…

This sarcophagus with canopy is sculpted in stone. The canopy is in a gothic style and on top of tomb includes an eagle with its wings pointed upward.

Sarcophagus with Canopy

This sarcophagus with canopy is sculpted in stone. The canopy is in a gothic style and on top of tomb…

An illustration of an eagle's claw.

Eagle Claw

An illustration of an eagle's claw.

Eagle facing left

Eagle

Eagle facing left

Eagles are large predatory birds of the falcon family.

Eagle

Eagles are large predatory birds of the falcon family.

"A conventionalized eagle, a characteristic of much of the detail found at the place as well as at Hissarlik." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Eagle

"A conventionalized eagle, a characteristic of much of the detail found at the place as well as at Hissarlik."…

An iconic symbol of the United States: the bald eagle with olive branches and arrows.

Eagle

An iconic symbol of the United States: the bald eagle with olive branches and arrows.

An eagle landing with its wings outstretched.

Eagle

An eagle landing with its wings outstretched.

Eagle shown from nature

Eagle

Eagle shown from nature

The heraldic charge of the eagle is one of the earliest charges. It holds the same rank that the lion maintains among beasts.

Eagle

The heraldic charge of the eagle is one of the earliest charges. It holds the same rank that the lion…

"An eagle's head erased, beaked, or. BEAKED. The beak of a bird being of a different tint from the body is said to be beaked." -Hall, 1862

Eagle Beaked

"An eagle's head erased, beaked, or. BEAKED. The beak of a bird being of a different tint from the body…

An eagle doodad.

Eagle doodad

An eagle doodad.

"Argent, an eagle proper en arrière. EN ARRIÈRE. An expression borrowed from the French, to signify any creature borne with its back to view." -Hall, 1862

Eagle en Arrière

"Argent, an eagle proper en arrière. EN ARRIÈRE. An expression borrowed from the French,…

The head of the Golden Eagle.

Eagle Head

The head of the Golden Eagle.

An eagle sits on a branch in a tree.

Eagle in Tree

An eagle sits on a branch in a tree.

The talon of the Golden Eagle.

Eagle Talon

The talon of the Golden Eagle.

An illustration of an eagle with prey in its claws.

Eagle with Prey

An illustration of an eagle with prey in its claws.

The Akroter Eagle is shown at the Flora Pavillion in the Louvre in Paris, France. It was designed by Architect Lefeul.

Akroter Eagle

The Akroter Eagle is shown at the Flora Pavillion in the Louvre in Paris, France. It was designed by…

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable size,(Figuier, 1869).

American Sea Eagle

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable…

Bald (or white-headed) eagle, <em>H. leucocephalus</em>, common along sea-coasts, lakes, and rivers.

Bald Eagle

Bald (or white-headed) eagle, H. leucocephalus, common along sea-coasts, lakes, and rivers.

A young bald eagle.

Bald Eagle

A young bald eagle.

Foot of a bald eagle, well suited for grasping fish.

Foot of a Bald Eagle

Foot of a bald eagle, well suited for grasping fish.

The head of a bald eagle. The distictive white plumage of this area earned it its nickname.

Head of a Bald Eagle

The head of a bald eagle. The distictive white plumage of this area earned it its nickname.

Foot of a bald eagle, showing claws for seizing its prey.

Claw of a Bald Eagle

Foot of a bald eagle, showing claws for seizing its prey.

The head of a Brazilian Eagle

Brazilian Eagle Head

The head of a Brazilian Eagle

The caracara eagle, genus <em>Caracara</em> found in Cental and South America, as well as portions of the Southern and Southwestern United States. It is omnivorous, but prefers small reptiles.

Caracara Eagle

The caracara eagle, genus Caracara found in Cental and South America, as well as portions of…

Flying Eagle shown from nature.

Flying Eagle

Flying Eagle shown from nature.

Foot of the royal eagle

Foot of the Royal Eagle

Foot of the royal eagle

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the Persians as a standard in the battle of Cunaxa, B. C. 401. The Romans used eagles of silver, or more rarely of gold, carried in the same way as standards. The Napoleon dynasty of France also adopted the eagle as their symbol. A double-headed eagle is the emblem of Russia, Austria, and Prussia."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

French Eagle

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the…

The French Eagle is a modern design found at the Opera House in Paris, France. It was designed by Architect Garnier.

French Eagle

The French Eagle is a modern design found at the Opera House in Paris, France. It was designed by Architect…

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the Persians as a standard in the battle of Cunaxa, B. C. 401. The Romans used eagles of silver, or more rarely of gold, carried in the same way as standards. The Napoleon dynasty of France also adopted the eagle as their symbol. A double-headed eagle is the emblem of Russia, Austria, and Prussia."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

German Eagle

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the…

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable size, (Figuier, 1869).

Golden Eagle

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable…

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable size, (Figuier, 1869).

Golden Eagle

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable…

A golden eagle carrying off a rabbit.

Golden Eagle

A golden eagle carrying off a rabbit.

The Golden Eagle, chief of the Falcon family, has its home in the mountainous districts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.

Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle, chief of the Falcon family, has its home in the mountainous districts of Europe, Asia,…

Genus <em>Harpyia</em>, it is one of the largest, most fierce, and powerful eagles. It has a crest of black feathers on the back of its head, which are raised when the eagle is excited. It is found in Mexico and northern parts of South America.

Harpy Eagle

Genus Harpyia, it is one of the largest, most fierce, and powerful eagles. It has a crest of…

The High Relief Eagle is a monument in Berlin, Germany that was designed by Rauch.

High Relief Eagle

The High Relief Eagle is a monument in Berlin, Germany that was designed by Rauch.

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable size, (Figuier, 1869).

Imperial Eagle

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable…

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable size,(Figuier, 1869).

Imperial Eagle

The Eagle is endowed with immense muscular vigor, and is therefore, able to carry off prey of considerable…

The Laurel Garland Eagle is a Modern German design by Rauch.

Laurel Garland Eagle

The Laurel Garland Eagle is a Modern German design by Rauch.

The Olive Branch Eagle is a medallion shown at the Louvre, Paris.

Olive Branch Eagle

The Olive Branch Eagle is a medallion shown at the Louvre, Paris.

The Roman Eagle is shown on a pedestal of Trajan's column in Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is shown on a pedestal of Trajan's column in Rome.

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

The Roman Eagle is in an oak garland a bas-relief. Originally located in Trajan's Forum, now is in SS. Apostoli, Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is in an oak garland a bas-relief. Originally located in Trajan's Forum, now is in SS.…

Also known as the common eagle of Europe, (<em>A. fulvus</em>) these large eagles nest on the inaccessable rocky shelves of steep mountains.

Royal Eagle

Also known as the common eagle of Europe, (A. fulvus) these large eagles nest on the inaccessable…

"Eagle is a name given to many birds of prey in the family Falconid&aelig;. The golden eagle, the white-headed eagle, and the sea eagles are characteristic examples. The white-tailed or sea eagles are absent only in South America."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Sea Eagle

"Eagle is a name given to many birds of prey in the family Falconidæ. The golden eagle, the white-headed…

A sea eagle (also called erne or ern) is any of a group of birds of prey in the genus Haliaeetus in the bird of prey family Accipitridae.

Sea Eagle

A sea eagle (also called erne or ern) is any of a group of birds of prey in the genus Haliaeetus in…

"The Eagle is a gold coin of the United States, value $10; half-eagle, $5; quarter-eagle, $2.50, double eagle, the largest gold coin of this country, $20."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Eagle on Seal of United States

"The Eagle is a gold coin of the United States, value $10; half-eagle, $5; quarter-eagle, $2.50, double…

The Sitting Eagle is a modern design.

Sitting Eagle

The Sitting Eagle is a modern design.

This Young Eagle design is shown on a scutella or dish during the Roman times.

Young Eagle

This Young Eagle design is shown on a scutella or dish during the Roman times.

A Hooded Peregrine Falcon perched on its block.

Hooded Peregrine Falcon

A Hooded Peregrine Falcon perched on its block.

"The falcons, it may be said, realize the ideal of a bird of prey. They feed only on living animals, birds or small mammals. They always hunt on the wing."

Red-Necked Falcon, or Turumdi (Falco Chiquera)

"The falcons, it may be said, realize the ideal of a bird of prey. They feed only on living animals,…

Floral divider with eagle

Floral Divider with Eagle

Floral divider with eagle

"From an ancient sarcophagus, represents Ganymede giving drink to the eagle, or bird of Jobe, and Hebe in disgrace, lying upon the ground." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Ganymede and Eagle

"From an ancient sarcophagus, represents Ganymede giving drink to the eagle, or bird of Jobe, and Hebe…