Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

About the Bald Eagle

 

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Bald Eagles are between 70cm – 102cm tall

Females are 25% larger than the males

They live for 20 to 30 years

Bald eagles are fish eagles which as the name suggests means their diet includes fish. They are capable of catching fish from the surface of the water by grabbing them as they fly past.

Their diet isn’t just fish, bald eagles are opportunistic and will scavenge from carrion (dead animals) when they find it.

North America (including Alaska) and Canada.

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