Name - Eagle
Scientific Name : Hieraatus Spilogaster
Type : Bird
Age : 15 – 30 Years
Diet : Omnivore
Height : 40cm. To 100cm.
Weight : 0.5 to 7 kg.
Wingspan : 70cm. to 250cm.
Top Speed : 100mph
Colour : Black , Grey , Brown , White , Yellow
Skin Type : Feathers
Lifespan : 15 – 30 Years
Current Population : Nearly 143,000
Current Population Trend : Increasing
Native : North America
Main Pray : Fish , Mammals , Reptiles
Habitat : Open Waters Like Rivers , Lakes And Coastal Regions
Predators : 1.1
Average Clutch Size : 2
Lifestyle : Soiltary
Favorite Food : Fish
- Large birds need large nests! Bald eagle nests are about 5 to 6 feet in diameter and 2 to 4 feet tall. If the tree is strong enough, they will use the same nest again and again, adding new materials each year, so some nests can be enormous.
- During the 1970s, bald eagles were seriously endangered. They’ve since made a remarkable comeback and in 2007, were removed from the Federal Endangered Species list.
- The bald eagle has been the national emblem of the United States since 1782. It was chosen for its majestic appearance and representation of freedom and strength.
- When it comes to sight, eagles have two centers of focus. This gives them the ability to see forward and to the side simultaneously.
- On average, male bald eagles weigh 25 percent less than females.
- While on the hunt for prey, eagles can dive up to 100 miles per hour. But in regular flight, they can travel about 30 miles per hour.
- Eagle nest cams are extremely popular, with thousands of people tuning in daily. One of our favorites is in Hanover