Bald Eagle

Taxonomic Name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Conservation Status:
Least Concern

Type: Bird

Longevity in the Wild: Up to 28 years

Diet: Primarily fish

Size: Body length approximately 80 cm; wingspan approximately 2 metres!

Weight: Average 4 kg
Fun Fact: Bald eagles are usually found near water such as oceans, lakes, and rivers where they can find their favourite food - fish! They catch live fish but will also steal or scavenge other food.

You can find the Zoo's bald eagles in the Boreal section, behind Prairie Outpost