Eagle: Among Animal Totems there were animals known as messengers or friends of humankind. Eagles were known as the messengers and prayers of the "Creator." The Creator was their god. This is why eagle feathers are so sacred to Native Americans.
Previous pinner: Bald Eagle in flight. We have had eagles drop salmon on our porch in the past as the they fly to the trees from the Russian River to eat their catch. Like the scales on butterfly wings!