Links to More Information
and their history are fascinating. Follow the links below to
find out more about bald eagle biology, DDT, and people who work to
protect and conserve eagles.
Eagle News - American Eagle Foundation
Bald Eagle Facts - National Wildlife Federation
Bald Eagle Nesting Seasons (PDF)
Biologue - a fact sheet that chronicles the history of Bald Eagles in the U.S.
Animals Center - WorldKids.net
Carson and DDT - Natural Resources Defense Council
Legacy - Reclaiming the significance of Rachel Carson's life and
work (this is a .pdf file)
Center for Birds of Prey Eagle Watch
National Eagle Center - Wabasha, Minnesota
The National Eagle Center, located on 1000 feet of Mississippi shoreline, is
open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and a river deck is also open 24/7 for eagle
observation. The Mississippi River at Wabasha is a favorite over-wintering area for
hundreds of bald eagles, as well as home to countless year-round resident
Live education eagles are viewed close up in a cage-free viewing area, and
staff provide information and answer questions. Visitors are encouraged to
take photos, and eagle education programs are given several times a day.
Family-friendly admission fees to the new 14,000 square-foot facility make
the NEC accessible to all.
Raptor Rehabilitation Center
Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey
Bald Eagle Home