Monday, 12 December 2016

Bald Eagle Writing

Bald Eagle

A Bald Eagle is a type of bird that is nasty sometimes and acts like a bit of a pest. In this report I will be talking about the Bald Eagles Habitat,Diet and Population.
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Bald eagles live in Canada and Alaska, and in scattered locations all throughout the lower 48 states and Mexico. They live on the top of mountains near water or rivers to get their food source.
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Bald Eagles usually eat things like waterfowl and small mammals like squirrels, prairie dogs, raccoons and rabbits. Bald eagles are opportunistic predators meaning that in addition to hunting for live prey. They eat dead animals.

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Population. Bald eagle numbers in the U.S. were guessed to be between 300,000-500,000 in the 1700s. Numbers were once as low as 500 nesting pairs in the lower 48 states. Bald eagle numbers have rebounded since and now the lower 48 states boast over 5,000 nesting pairs.

Bald Eagles are birds that were on the endangered animal list but now on the most threatened animal list. They used to be hunted down and killed in the 19 hundreds. The Bald Eagle is not actually bald it means white headed.The bald eagle is America’s national animal.

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