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bald eagle

fun facts!

  • Bald EagleStand about 3 feet tall. Weigh 8-13 pounds. Wingspan about 7 feet across.
  • In Olde English, “balde” meant white, and the bird used to be called “Balde-headed Eagle” which was shortened to Bald Eagle.
  • A juvenile bald eagle is entirely brown. They do not get their white head and tail until abut 4-5 years old.
  • Their nests can measure 8 feet across, 10 feet high and weigh a ton.

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