Bald Eagle Facts – 80 Amazing Facts About Bald Eagles

Facts About the Bald Eagle

The average lifespan of bald eagles is up to 28 years.

Haliaeetus leucocephalus is the scientific name of bald eagles.

Bald eagles were removed from the endangered species list in 2007.

Bald eagles build huge nests where it spreads across 10 feet and 20 feet deep.

The wingspan of bald eagle is 8 feet!

Nearly 4,000 eagles can gather on a riverbank to catch the salmon.

Bald eagle can dive at up to 100 miles an hour to catch the fish from water.

There are two subspecies of bald eagles namely the northern bald eagles and southern bald eagles.

Eagles are apex predators and they sit on top of the food chain.

Bald eagles live along the rivers and coast where they can feed on fish.