How to eagles mate?
While courtship displays take place in flight, eagles do not mate in the air. Rather, copulation occurs on a branch or in the nest with the male mounting the female. During copulation, the cloaca of the male and female touch and sperm is transferred from the male to the female in what is known as the cloacal kiss.
When the female is ready, she will try to solicit the male to mate with her, such as by calling to him and bowing. To mate, the male will climb on the
When America's national bird takes a mate, the two really do fall for each other—in a spectacular, plummeting courtship ritual.