Is the Bald Eagle still on the endangered species list?

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    No, the Bald Eagle was removed from the list in 1995. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service reclassified the species from “Endangered” to “Threatened” and in 1999, a proposal was initiated “To Remove the Bald Eagle in the Lower 48 States From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife.” It was officially de-listed in 2007. The species has especially flourished in Alaska and Canada.

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    Bald eagles are not on the Endangered Species List right now, but they of course remain a species that is well monitored. Whenever a species is delisted, it is monitored closely for five years and then less so after that. If, in those first five years, the animal begins to decline in population size, it can immediately be relisted.

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    The bald eagle was officially de-listed from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants on June 28, 2007 by the Department of Interior. This was forty years after the eagle was officially declared endangered by a law that predated the Endangered Species Act, and twelve years after they were updated to the status of threatened. Although the population is much healthier, all that hard work is not going to waste; the bald eagles are still protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.

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