August Calendar Image: The Bald Eagle

This blog is written by Nature Canada guest blogger Tina-Louise Rossit. The Bald Eagle is the second largest bird of prey in North America, after the Californian Condor, however, it is the only native eagle in North America. Within its ecosystem, the Bald Eagle is at the top of the food chain. Its diets consist primarily of fish, but will go for rodents, rabbits, small birds and/or mammals. In Canada, the largest populations of Bald eagles are found on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia since there are vast forested areas adjacent to large bodies of water — a Bald eagle’s preferred habitat. Being among the largest birds, Bald eagles also hold the record for largest nest in North America!… read more →