The Bald Eagle is USA's National Bird.The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is an bird that lives in North America. It is America's national bird. The bird occurs locally from the Aleutian Islands and Alaska in the north to northwestern Mexico in the south. The Bald Eagle occurs not only on the coast but often inland on rivers and large lakes. They build their nest in a large, old lonely tree that allows a good view of the surroundings during nesting. Besides eating live fish the bald eagles catch other birds, small mammals, snakes, turtles and crabs. Like most eagles, they also eat carrion. Bald eagles catch fish in shallow water with their claws. They often follow other seabirds to find fish, and sometimes steal prey from Ospreys.
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