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Bald Eagle

Posted by Administrator on 7/23/2012 to Featured Favorite Bird
Bald EagleThe national emblem of the United States, the Bald Eagle was threatened with extinction in the lower 48 states because of DDT (a type of pesticide) poisoning.
 
Humans are the most important source of mortality for this threatened species.
 
Bald Eagles occasionally hunt together. One flushes prey towards another.
 
Bald Eagles prefer fish, but they also eat large birds, mammals and carrion.
 
Clutch size is 1-3 eggs. Egg description is dull white, usually without markings.