Did you know that it takes 5 years for a bald eagle's head and tail to turn white? Up until then, they are a mixture of brown and white and don't look anything what we tend to think a bald eagle looks like. Source: American Bald Eagle Information. Listen to a bald eagle. See the Eagle Cam Live Feed.
Why the Bald Eagle Needs Our Help
The bald eagle is listed as threatened in Canada and vulnerable in the United States. The biggest threat to the bald eagle is illegal shooting. Lead posioning from eating ducks who have eaten lead, electrocution from powerlines and habitat loss are also threats to the bald eagle. Source: Bald Eagle, Defenders of Wildlife.
Save the Bald Eagle
- Volunteer as a bald eagle nest observer
- Adopt a bald eagle
- Shop online at the American Eagle Foundation to support the bald eagle