What Bald Eagles Look Like
Bald eagles have 2 legs, 2 wings, 2 claws
and 1 yellow curved beak.
They have strong talons and
brown, black, and white feathers.
Mature bald eagles are 30 inches long and
can have a 7-foot wing span.
A Bald Eagle’s Habitat
• Bald eagles live in Central America or
bald eagles live in woodlands.
• Bald eagles build nests in trees. They do
not live in cold places such as the Arctic
A Bald Eagle’s Life Cycle
Female bald eagles lay one to three
Bald eagles hatch in six weeks.
Bald eagles live 20 to 40 years in the
What Bald Eagles Eat
The bald eagle eats fish, rabbit, squirrel
and other small animals.
They use strong talons to get their food.
A Bald Eagle’s Predators
An occasional raccoon in the nest or
rarely a great horned owl in the nest is a
threat to the baby eagles only.
Humans are destroying the eagle’s
habitat in order to build things.
Bald eagle are not bald. They have
white feathers on their heads.
The bald eagle is a symbol of the United
Bald eagles have hollow bones.