What Do Bald Eagles Eat?


The Bald eagle mainly eats fish as well as dead and decaying flesh that it finds. The bird is known for its excellent eyesight, which it uses to the greatest advantage near rivers or coasts where it builds nests and forms hinting grounds.
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Healthy adult bald eagles do not have any natural predators in the wild. However, smaller birds may be preyed upon by other animals. This bird eats both dead and live prey, with a number of adaptations working in its favour.
Bald Eagles mainly feed on fish. When a Bald Eagle is not fishing, it will feed on almost anything it can catch, including ducks, wading birds, turtles, rodents, snakes, and any carcass.
Bald eagles eat one pound of fish in four minutes! They eat other small animals such as muskrats, ducks, rabbits, snakes, and turtles. However, 90% of their diet is fish. They will occasionally eat the carrion or dead carcass of an animal as well.
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