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Extinct Daggett's Eagle (Buteogallus daggetti) Fact Sheet: Distribution & Habitat

Extinct Daggett's Eagle (Buteogallus daggetti)


  • Daggett's Eagle fossils were found at Rancho La Brea and Carpenteria in southern California and in Nuevo Leon, northern Mexico at Josecito Cave (Olson 2007)

Prehistoric Habitat

  • Sea level to 2250 m (7,382 ft)
  • Open grasslands, marshlands, or savannas with some brush and ponds (Olson 2007) (Brown 1968)

Page Citations

Brown (1968)
Olson (2007)

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