About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Bald eagles live throughout the continental United States. Their ideal habitat is mature forest with clearings, near water with abundant fish and waterfowl. They truly have “eagle eyes” and can spot moving prey almost a mile away.
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2015