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Free EAGLE Coloring Pages & Book for Download (Printable PDF)

There are between 12 and 60 different types of Eagles around the world. These eagles are depicted in movies, on coins, in documentaries, in books, and even on religious items. When you begin looking for eagle coloring pages, you may be wondering what the eagles mean when they are part of different backgrounds. Here are some of the ways you may see eagles shown in coloring pages and what you should know about what the eagle stands for in these different circumstances of symbolism. 

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Native American

The most common way you will see eagles depicted is in the Native American culture. There are multiple symbolic reasons an eagle may be used. For example, when the eagle is shown in Native American storytelling, it can identify with certain traits. These traits are strength, courage, and even wisdom. You may also see the eagle used as a spirit. The eagle spirit symbolizes closeness to the creator. This viewpoint comes to from the fact eagles tend to soar higher than most other birds. Eagles may also be seen as symbols of the tribal council or as marking the chief and their family. 


Germany is also a popular type of eagle art you may find. Unfortunately, it is usually connected to World War II and to the German army. The eagle was used as one of the main symbols of the German army. However, this isn’t the only way the eagle is shown in German art and symbolic drawings. The eagle was also used to denote the Socialist political party. People also believe the eagle shows courage and strength. This is why you may find it on coloring pages showing the German flag. Keep in mind, if you are studying WWII then you will likely see many different items featuring the eagle, such as knives and uniforms. 

United States Government

The eagle has several symbolic meanings in the United States and with the United States government as a whole. The bald eagle is the national bird. Therefore, it can be found on money, both coins, and paper bills. You can also find the eagle on top of the flag poles in the White House and in various speaking forums connected with the White House and its press team. In fact, the eagle is also used on various military uniform components, medals, and ranks. In the United States, the bald eagle is a symbol of freedom and strength. It is a symbol of the country and the democracy and freedom the country brings to mind to the rest of the world. 

Eagle Feathers

Eagle feathers are considered sacred by many cultures. They are used in various cultures for medicine and protection. The feathers can be found on tattoo artwork for Native American armbands. They can also be found on dreamcatchers and other items. Feathers should only be used in a sacred space and with the permission of a local native tribe. However, if you find them on coloring pages, you can do some research to determine what type of eagle they may be from. This will help you color the proper color and use the eagle coloring pages to your best research advantage for building your knowledge about this majestic bird. If you are using the feathers in a tattoo, make sure to keep with the natural colors of the eagle. Most of the feathers will be a brown or gray hue with white mixed in. Others may have more dynamic colors depending on the eagle’s location and the environment, as well as the breed. 

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