Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Bald eagles have been the national symbol of the United States since 1782 and draw bird watchers and other nature enthusiasts with their charisma.

Bald eagles have been the national symbol of the United States since 1782.

As a highly charismatic species, bald eagles draw bird watchers and other nature enthusiasts. In 1989, it was estimated that 20 to 30 million people are involved in bird watching activities, which may equate to approximately 20 billion dollars annually.


Image | ©️ Rich Miller, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC 2.0)
Sources | (Burnie & Wilson, 2001; Hvenegaard, Butler, Krystofiak, 1989; Kaufman, 2005; Loomis & White, 1996; Siciliano Martina, 2013)

 

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