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Bald Eagle The Bald Eagle's natural range covers most of North America. Alaska has the United States’ largest resident population of Bald Eagles, with about 40,000–50,000. The Bald Eagle is an opportunistic feeder which primarily hunts fish. In Southeast Alaska, fish comprise approximately 66% of the year-around diet. They typically seek out old-growth and mature stands of coniferous or hardwood trees surrounding a body of water, for perching, roosting, and nesting. It builds the largest nest of any North American bird and the largest tree nests of any animal species. Bald Eagle nests have been measured up to 13 ft deep, 8.2 ft wide, and can weigh over a ton.

Alaska's Inside Passage Photography  

I had the opportunity to tour Southwest Alaska to photograph the magnificent landscape and wildlife. I cruised on Holland America Line's Oo...

Alaska's Inside Passage Photography  

I had the opportunity to tour Southwest Alaska to photograph the magnificent landscape and wildlife. I cruised on Holland America Line's Oo...

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