The golden eagle is looked upon as the eagle of war, and their dropped feathers are revered by tribes. The eagle has the keenest eyesight and flies higher than any bird. America's national symbol and the image of the bald eagle has long been the country's cry for truth, power and freedom. The eagle has always mystified and fascinated us. His mastery of the skies no doubt is what captivates us the most about this majestic creature. The eagle is certainly a symbol of truth and courage.