Check out these interesting eagle facts. Learn how they live, what they eat and how they nest. Read on, and find out something new and interesting to share with your friends!
- Eagle is a member of the bird family Accipitridae.
- There are more than 60 species of eagles.
- Eagles lives on seacoast or any other body of water, lakes, deciduous forests.
- Their diet consists from reptiles, small mammals, fish, and small birds.
- Eagles live can 30 years or more in the wild.
- Eagles do not have vocal cords.
- Golden eagles are a protected species in the United States.
- Eagles build their nests, called eyries, in tall trees or on high cliffs.
- Bald Eagles typically breed in pairs. The female lays 2 eggs, at the end of February.
- Eagles mate for life and return to same nesting territory year after year.
- Fledgling eagles learn to fly at three months of age.
- Bald Eagles are the national symbol of the United States.
- The bald eagle is not actually bald.
- A juvenile bald eagle is entirely brown. They do not get their white head and tail until abut 4-5 years old.
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