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 choose 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.