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Top 10: what are the largest birds of prey?

Published: 24th June, 2016 at 14:00
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Birds of prey are some of the biggest birds in the world, but which of them is the heaviest?

10. Golden eagle

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Golden Eagle © Getty Images

Weight: 7kg

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Distribution: North America, Eurasia and North Africa

8= Philippine eagle

Philippine Eagle © Getty Images
Philippine Eagle © Getty Images

Weight: 8kg

Distribution: Philippines

8= Lammergeier

Lammergeier © Getty Images
Lammergeier © Getty Images

Weight: 8kg

Distribution: Southern Europe, Middle East, China and Africa

6= Steller’s sea eagle

Steller’s sea eagle © Getty Images
Steller’s sea eagle © Getty Images

Weight: 9kg

Distribution: Russia and Japan

6= Harpy eagle

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Harpy eagle © Getty Images

Weight: 9kg

Distribution: Mexico, Central and South America

5. California condor

California condor © Getty Images
California condor © Getty Images

Weight: 12kg

Distribution: North America

4. Himalayan vulture

Himalayan vulture © Getty Images
Himalayan vulture © Getty Images

Weight: 12.5kg

Distribution: Central Asia and Himalayas

2= Lappet-faced vulture

Lappet-faced vulture © Getty Images
Lappet-faced vulture © Getty Images

Weight: 14kg

Distribution: Africa and Middle East

2= Eurasian black vulture

Eurasian black vulture © Getty Images
Eurasian black vulture © Getty Images

Weight: 14kg

Distribution: South Europe and Central Asia

1. Andean condor

Andean condor © Getty Images
Andean condor © Getty Images

Weight: 15kg

Distribution: South America

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