How big can bald eagles get?



  1. mle
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    The body of a female bald eagle grows to 35″-37″ long and she has a wingspan of 79″-90″.  Males are smaller, with body length of 30″-34″ and wingspans of 72″-85″.  Average weight is 10-14 lbs.

    Interestingly, the average body temperature of a bald eagle is 106F.

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    In addition, bald eagles build the largest nests in America.  The biggest nest ever recorded was nine feet wide, 20 feet tall, and weighed 2 tons.  The bald eagle can live up to 28 years in the wild, and is an threatened species, having made its comeback from the endangered list.

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    Generally speaking, adult male bald eagles are smaller when compared to their female counterparts weighing in at aproximately 9 pounds. Females, on the other hand, can average between 12 and 13 pounds.  Once they reach adulthood, their wingspans can reach a length of 7 feet!

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