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MURRAY ABRAHAM Producer JAMES DONALD Cinematographer And Co-Producer NEIL RETTIG Written By JOHN RUBIN Editor JAMES OHM Senior Producer JOHN RUBIN Original Music LENNY WILLIAMS Additional Cinematographer BOB ANDERSON Research CICI CLARK Sound Recordist BOB ANDERSON Key Grip BILL FELKER Assistant Editor YARI WOLINSKY Online Editor DAVID ALLEN Colorist DAVID MARKUN Sound Design GEOF THURBER RAUL ROSA Audio Mix GREG MCCLEARY ED CAMPBELL ARCHIVAL MATERIAL Neil Rettig Productions, Inc.

SPECIAL THANKS U.S. For NATURE Series Editor JANET HESS Supervising Producer JANICE YOUNG Senior Producer LAURA METZGER Producers JILL CLARKE IRENE TEJARATCHI HESS Production Manager JULIE SCHAPIRO THORMAN Production Assistant JAYNE JUN Manager EILEEN FRAHER Re-Recording Mixer ED CAMPBELL HD Online Editor DAVID NOLING Offline Editor STACEY DOUGLASS MOVERLEY Series Producer BILL MURPHY Executive In Charge WILLIAM GRANT Executive Producer FRED KAUFMAN Web Credits Producer TANNER VEA Designer JOY WEEENG. Bald Eagle: 1782. Friends of Blackwater NWR - Eagle Cam. Untitled. Bald eagles are large birds of prey native to North America.


Since 1782, the bald eagle has been the United States' national emblem and mascot. The bald eagle isn't actually bald; it gets its name because its white head against its dark brown body makes it seem bald from a distance. Even though they are a symbol for freedom in the United States, these birds are known for harassing smaller birds and stealing their prey, according to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. According to PBS Nature, Benjamin Franklin once said, "For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen the representative of our country. He is a bird of bad moral character. Bald Eagle Facts For Kids - Information, Pictures And More.

Anyone who has ever seen a bald eagle soaring through the sky will tell you what an awesome experience this is.

Bald Eagle Facts For Kids - Information, Pictures And More

These large, majestic birds are a symbol of freedom all around the world. Bald eagles are the national bird of the United States of America. On this page we’ll find out where they live, what they eat and much more, including 10 amazing bald eagle facts for kids… Picture The Scene … It is winter in Alaska. Animals for Kids: Bald Eagle. Back to Animals for Kids The bald eagle is a type of sea eagle with the scientific name Haliaeetus leucocephalus.

Animals for Kids: Bald Eagle

It is most famous for being the national bird and symbol of the United States. Bald eagles have brown feathers with a white head, a white tail, and a yellow beak. They also have large strong talons on their feet. They use these to capture and carry prey. Bald Eagle Facts for Kids - NatureMapping. Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Species Code: HALE Águila blanca - en Español What they look like: The Bald Eagle is a very large raptor with a dark brown body and wings and a white head and tail.

Bald Eagle Facts for Kids - NatureMapping

Its legs and feet are bright yellow, as is its large, hooked bill. Its eyes are light yellow. Immature eagles are mostly brown from head to tail with mottled brown and white feathers on the chest. Females are larger than males, weigh from 10-14 pounds, and have a 6½- to 7-foot wingspan. Where they live: The Bald Eagle is found only in North America, primarily in coastal areas or near large inland lakes and rivers that have abundant fish.

This species is common along salt and freshwater bodies at lower elevations throughout western Washington. Fun Eagle Facts for Kids. When you think of eagles, you probably think of the bald eagle, a symbol of pride in America.

Fun Eagle Facts for Kids

Over 60 species of eagles live on the earth and only two of them live in the United States. Most eagles live in Eurasia and Africa. Nine species live in Central and South America and three species are found in Australia. All About Eagles: Over 60 species of eagles live on the earth and only two of them live in the United States. They mostly live in Eurasia and Africa. The bald eagle, loved for its majestic appearance and flight, was common in America three hundred years ago.

Eagles build huge nests out of sticks. Eagles build huge nests out of sticks. BALD EAGLE: Animals for children. Kids videos. Kindergarten. Bald Eagle. Taking Wing Even though a bald eagle is less than 4 feet tall, its wings more than make up for it—they span 5 1/2 to 8 feet!

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And these birds know how to use them—a bald eagle can reach a speed of up to 200 miles per hour when diving through the air to grab a meal. These wings are really "in tune," because when a bald eagle loses a feather on one wing, it also loses a matching one on the other wing; this way the bird stays balanced. You may have heard someone say you have "eagle eyes. " You should take it as a compliment, because it means you can see things that others might not notice. Bald Eagle Facts for Kids. Clearly recognized by its white head, brown body, and hooked yellow beak, the bald eagle has been the national emblem of the United States of America since 1782.

Bald Eagle Facts for Kids

Yet starting in the 1950s, this symbol of American patriotism began to dramatically decline in numbers due to the use of the chemical DDT. After rigorous conservation efforts by the United States government, the bald eagle successfully rejuvenated its population and can comfortably continue its role as the national bird of the US. With a 2 m (7 ft.) wing span, a weight of 3-7 kg (7-15 lb.), and an overall size of 71-96 cm (28-38 in.), the bald eagle is one of the largest raptors in the world. Living near a constant source of water, bald eagles feast on fish, ducks, snakes and turtles. They will also eat rabbits, muskrats, and dead animals. Bald eagles can reach great heights when flying. At around 4-5 years old, bald eagles will choose a mating partner through a courtship procedure.

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