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Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

two golden eagles

Fauna: Two golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos)

Flora: Nest material: oak branches, lichen, moss

Objects: 4 antlers (nest material), 3 golden eagle eggs, 8 golden eagle feathers, 1 “aetites” stone, various examples of eagle iconography: 2 tiles from noble homes, 1 badge of office, 1 noble seal

Plants mentioned by Shakespeare: Oak (Quercus petraea)

two golden eagles