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 century it was on the brink of extinction in the U. Populations have since recov
types of eagles - Eagles are larger than buteo hawks, with some having wingspreads up to metres feet). Wide color variation in each species of hawk and eagle often makes identification difficult. Juvenile plumages often differ from those of adults.