Bald Eagle Facts – 80 Amazing Facts About Bald Eagles

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Bald Eagle Facts for Kids

Bald eagles are considered as sacred by many Native American cultures. They are believed to be messengers of Gods and their feathers are used in ceremonial headdress and costumes.

Bald eagle can consume about one pound of fish in just four minutes.

Northern bald eagles are larger than southern.

Bald eagle is the second largest bird of prey in North America, only after California Condor.

When a bald eagle loses its feather form one wing, it also loses a matching one on the other wing.

Bald eagle is source of pride for the U.S., Benjamin Franklin hated the idea of bald eagle as the national symbol. His first choice was turkey.

Half of the bald eagles population lives in Alaska.

Bald eagles call is not impressive and weak and so Hollywood dubs over their voices with a smaller bird, the red tailed hawk.

Bald eagles steal from other birds and even eat on waste from fish processing plants and dead animals.

Bald eagles mate for life, and even share parenting duties such as incubating eggs in turns and feeding the young.