Bald Eagle pictures are always extra exciting for me to take, there is something about them that is just breathtaking. This picture was taken March 2015 in south west Florida.
Some Bald Eagle facts:
- It has been the national emblem of the United States since 1782.
- The adult is striking dark brownish black bird with a white head and tail.
- Juvenile birds are a mottled brown with white blotches.
- They do not obtain the full distinctive plumage of the adults until they are four or five years old.
- Bills, legs, and feet are a deep yellow.