American Eagle

American eagle
(also known as the bald eagle)

Haliaeetus leucocephalus


Size: The American eagle’s wingspan can be 1.8 to 2.3 m.


Habitat: The American eagle prefers to nest near a lake or river. They chose a tree and build a large nest for them and their young.


Diet: This species of bird eats mostly fish but they also eat other birds and mammals.


Native: Native to North America.


Status: This species is currently endangered in certain regions but on a watch in other regions because they could be close to becoming endangered.


Fun Fact: The American eagle builds the largest nest known to North America.