Fun Facts about Bald Eagles

Fun Facts about Bald Eagles
Bald eagles are just one of the amazing animals we see in NY. When you see one, you can't help but be in awe.

Bald Eagle fun facts:

🦅 Bald Eagles are only found in North America

🦅 They can soar around 30 mph at very high heights. And when they dive for prey, the can dive at speeds of up to 100 mph!

🦅 They can swim!

🦅 Bald eagles mostly eat fish. Though they will eat small waterfowl (ducks) and small mammals.

🦅 Baby eagles learn to fly at approximately 3 months of age.

🦅 Bald eagles become adults at 4 to 6 years of age, and that is when they develop their white feathered heads and tails.

🦅 They can live 20 to 30+ years in the wild.

🦅 They build nests the size of bathtubs!

🦅 They are no longer on the endangered or threatened list! The United States Fish and Wildlife Service removed bald eagles from the list in 2007.

The list could go on! They are truly a sight to see. Thankfully, due to great conservation efforts, more sightings are possible.

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