The Bald Eagles at ZooTampa are Betsey and Glory. Glory is celebrating her 30th anniversary at ZooTampa right now!
An Eagle’s eyesight is nearly 5 times better than humans. If the human has been working on writing computer code for 8 hours, it is probably 100 times better. An Eagle can see 3 kilometers away, but can the eagle see the code through two sets of VPNs?
Bald eagle nests are generally 4-5 feet wide and 2-4 feet deep, although the nesting pair will add nesting material to the nest every year. Some eagle nests stay small, but some can reach 10 feet across and weigh a thousand pounds! The largest recorded bald eagle nest, located in St. Petersburg, Florida, was 9.5 […]
Bald eagles may live 15- 30 years in the wild. The oldest known bald eagle in the wild was at least 38 years old. It was hit and killed by a car in New York in 2015. It had been banded in New York state in 1977. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services; https://www.fws.gov/midwest/eagle/Nhistory/biologue.html
Eagles usually mate for life, choosing the tops of large trees to build nests, which they typically use and enlarge each year. Bald eagles may also have one or more alternate nests within their breeding territory. In treeless regions, they may also nest in cliffs or on the ground. The birds travel great distances but […]