Florida Bald Eagle Facts

These majestic birds are one of the many birds who call the St Johns River home. 

A few of our favorite facts about the Bald Eagle:
  1. Bald Eagles are one of the most successful conservation efforts. They were removed from the endangered species list in August of 2007
  2. With approximately 1500 nesting pairs Florida is second only to Alaska with the highest amount of nesting Bald Eagles.
  3. Bald Eagles mostly eat fish but have also been known to be thieves stealing food from other birds and even taking small livestock such as chickens and baby pigs.
  4. The world record for the largest bird’s nest was created by a pair of Bald Eagles.
  5. Bald Eagles can live up to 40 years in the wild!
  6. Bald Eagles mate for life.

Bald Eagle nesting season is October 1 through May 15 and an airboat tour is a great way to see these beautiful birds.

Florida Bald Eagle Facts

These majestic birds are one of the many birds who call the St Johns River home. 

A few of our favorite facts about the Bald Eagle:
  1. Bald Eagles are one of the most successful conservation efforts. They were removed from the endangered species list in August of 2007
  2. With approximately 1500 nesting pairs Florida is second only to Alaska with the highest amount of nesting Bald Eagles.
  3. Bald Eagles mostly eat fish but have also been known to be thieves stealing food from other birds and even taking small livestock such as chickens and baby pigs.
  4. The world record for the largest bird’s nest was created by a pair of Bald Eagles.
  5. Bald Eagles can live up to 40 years in the wild!
  6. Bald Eagles mate for life.

Bald Eagle nesting season is October 1 through May 15 and an airboat tour is a great way to see these beautiful birds.