Bald Eagle is the official symbol of the United States and has been so for over 200 years. It is a symbol of strength and freedom.
There were no bald eagles in Europe, the bald eagle is found only in North America. The name of the sea eagle name lingers, and the scientific name, haliaetus leucocephalus, actually means “sea eagle with white head” in Greek and Latin.
Bald Eagle are huge and intimidating birds, with adults growing up to 32 inches in length with a wingspan of up to 7 ½ feet and weighing up to 16 kg.
The bald eagle is a fierce bird of prey, along with other raptors, such as hawks, vultures, owls and falcons. Bald eagle lived on a diet of live prey, such as waterfowl and fish, as well as rodents, snakes, rabbits and birds, but they will eat carrion, when there is no live prey to eat.
The largest eagles live in Alaska and the smaller eagles can be found in Florida. Wherever bald eagle, the animals in the region scatter, when the bird began to land.
Bald Eagle travels often flying in the northern climates, to avoid the hot summer, the birds usually return close to the place where they hatched, to start their own family.
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