The American Bald Eagle(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is both the national bird and animal of the United States of America. The bald eagle appears on its seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extinction in the U.S. Populations have since recovered and the species was removed from the U.S. government's List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the Lower 48 States on June 28, 2007.
two newborn baby bald eagle eaglets in the nest. Young eagles do not leave the nest until about 75 days after being born. They will not attain adult plumage, the white head, or breed until 4 or 5 years of age. This picture was taken in mid May about 15 days after being born. Alaska