Encounters: Goblin Marches - Open Plains (Night)

Eagle (CR 1/2)

Small Animal
Alignment: Always neutral
Initiative: +2 (Dex); Senses: low-light vision, Listen +2, and Spot +14

AC: 14 (+1 size, +2 Dex, +1 natural), touch 13, flat-footed 12
Hit Dice: 1d8+1 (5 hp)
Fort +3, Ref +4, Will +2

Speed: 10 ft., fly 80 ft. (average)
Space: 5 ft./5 ft.
Base Attack +0; Grapple -4
Attack: Talons +3 melee
Full Attack: 2 Talons +3 melee and bite -2 melee
Damage: Talon 1d4, bite 1d4
Special Attacks: -

Abilities: Str 10, Dex 15, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 6
Special Qualities:
Feats: Alertness; Weapon Finesse
Skills: Listen +2 and Spot +14
Advancement: 2-3 HD (Medium-size)

Climate/Terrain: Temperate mountains
Organization: Solitary or pair
Treasure: None

Source: Monster Manual

These birds of prey inhabit nearly every terrain and climate, though they all prefer high, secluded nesting spots.

A typical eagle is about 3 feet long and has a wingspan of about 7 feet. The statistics presented here can describe any similar-sized, diurnal bird of prey.

Skills: Eagles receive a +8 racial bonus to Spot checks during daylight. +2 on Listen and Spot checks

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