Bildinformationen: Are you teaching your child about the different types of birds around the world? Or do you want to acquaint him to the eagle in a fun way? If you said yes, then reading our post is a good idea. The majestic and powerful eagle is one of the most recognized birds in the world. They are members of Accipitridae family. There are more than 70 species of eagles. They are common to Africa, America, Australia and Eurasia. The eagle is the national symbol of the United States.