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Bald Eagle
(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

    
        
Bald Eagle
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Bald Eagle Information

Length: 30 - 43"

Habitat:
Breeding habitat: Open areas, forest edges, and mountains near large lakes and rivers. Requires tall trees for nesting.

Winter habitat: Coastal areas, large inland lakes or rivers
with some ice-free water.

Diet
: Fish (staple); birds, especially waterfowl; mammals such as rabbits and muskrats; carrion; occasionally, turtles and shellfish.
 
 
Bald Eagle ID TipsIdentification tips for the Bald Eagle
 
 
Bald Eagle CallsCalls of the Bald Eagle
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Bald Eagle Breeding Map Bald Eagle Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Bald Eagle
Description, range, habitat, diet, reproduction, and longevity.
Includes photos. (From Wikipedia)

Photo of Bald Eagle
From Nature Photography by David Blevins.
 
Bald Eagle in Flight
Bald Eagle in Flight
     
   

 

 


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