Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Bald Eagle - nest & plumage

The bald eagle's next is over 8 feet wide.
That's longer than any grownup person is tall!

bald eagle
(From: Wikipedia - bald eagle)

The "bald" part of the name, comes from an old word that actually means "white".

The size and color of the feathers of a bird is called "plumage".