Bald Eagle Facts – 80 Amazing Facts About Bald Eagles

American Bald Eagle Facts

Bald eagles from northern regions migrate south to escape the chill. In southern regions, they migrate north in summer to avoid extreme heat.

Bald eagles are 3 feet tall and can weigh up to 9 pounds.

Bald eagles fly with the speed of 35 miles per hour.

Bald eagles breathe with air with the holes on their beaks called as nares.

Bald eagles produce screeching and squeaking sounds.

Post World War II, the use of pesticide DDT resulted in thinking of bald eagles eggshell resulting in reproduction failure.

DDT was banned in U.S. in 1973, and in 1978 bald eagle was listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.

Bald eagles legs, feet and its beak are bright yellow, and its eyes are light yellow.

Bald eagles develop their white head and white tail feathers by the age of 4 to 5.

Bald eagles lifting power is about 4 pounds.