Eagles: The Bald and the Beautiful
For over 100 years faithful people of Brackendale, British Columbia host an eagle counting festival! This place still boasts: it is the largest gathering of bald eagles in North America!
Eagles glide on air currents just letting the wind carry them. While soaring, they can spot a rabbit a mile away some 1,000 feet over open flat lands. What other ‘tool’s does this hunter use in it’s hunt?
In 1782, America’s choice for their national emblem was the bald eagle; just 6 years after becoming a nation. Can you guess what bird was ‘almost’ the USA national bird? check out the last page of this article. How many feathers does an adult eagle have? The FACTS page will help you!