Animal Facts

Bald Eagle Facts

Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle

Introduction - Bald Eagle

The American Bald Eagle is found only in North America and are plentiful in the boreal forests. With the exception of Hawaii, they are found in all fifty states as well as parts of Canada and Mexico. The bird was chosen as the national symbol of the Unites States in 1782 because of admirable characteristics, such as its strength and independence. Although the bald eagle is one of the most recognizable birds, few people know more than the basic facts about this amazing bird. The information listed below will provide an overview including what bald eagles eat, where they nest, when they use their talons and their voice, and why their beak is so important. This information is written for kids and adults.

Bald Eagle General Facts

Bald Eagle Talon Facts