Characteristics
Life Cycle
Ecology
Conservation
Odds & Ends

100

An average adult eagle has 7,200 of these.
What are feathers?

100

True or False: Bald Eagles are monogamous meaning they mate for life.
What is true?

100

The Bald Eagle's biggest enemy.
What are humans?

100

The Department of Interior took the American bald eagle off the endangered species list in this year.
What is 2007?

100

He said that the wild turkey would be a better symbol of America than the bald eagle.
Who is Benjamin Franklin?

200

Eagle beaks, talons, and feathers are made of______.
What is keratin?

200

It's possible for bald eagles in the wild to live longer than thirty years, but the average lifespan is between ______ to _____ years.
What is 15-20?

200

An eagle protects its food by partially opening its wings, this is called_____.
What is tenting?

200

Name one of the reasons bald eagles were facing extinction in the 1960's.
What are pesticide use or habitat loss due to urban sprawl?

200

A bald eagle's lifting power is about this many pounds.
What is 4?

300

The process eagles go through to replace feathers, sometimes taking as long as half a year.
What is molting?

300

As juvenile bald eagles mature, their head and tail feathers gradually turn white; simultaneously the eyes and beak gradually turn this color.
What is yellow?

300

Bald eagles help our nature's clean up process by eating dead __________.
What are animals?

300

True or False: Bald eagles do not nest in the same stop year after year.
What is false?

300

Bald eagles can actually swim. They use an overhand movement of the wings that is very much like this swimming stroke.
What is the butterfly?

400

Eagles have very good ________, 3-4 times better than you or me.
What is eyesight?

400

The time it takes for bald eagle parents to build the nest and the young are on their own, takes about this many weeks.
What is 20?

400

The bald eagles favorite food.
What is fish?

400

The bald eagle nesting period consists of 5 phases: courtship and nest building, egg laying, incubation and hatching, early nestling period and late nestling period. Which of these is the most critical time period where humans should not make any disturbances as they will abandon their nest.
What is the courtship and nest building period?

400

In the world of bald eagles, this sex is larger than the other.
What is the female?

500

Eagles do not have vocal cords. Sound is produced in this.
What is the syrinx?

500

Approximately ___% of young eagles do not survive their first flight.
What is 40?

500

Though they have increased in abundancce, the majority of bald eagles reside in this US state.
What is Alaska?

500

A bald eagle can hear or see you if you walk, bike, canoe, camp, fish, or hunt near an eagle nest during the breeding season. Your activity will be detected this many feet away_____.
What is at least 330 feet (100 meters)?

500

It is illegal to own any part of an eagle unless you receive it from the National Eagle Repository at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, located in this city.
What is Denver?