Eagle at Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee. We spent our honeymoon there, fishing, and we were awestruck because we seen 2 of these massive Bald Eagles. Probably the only time I will ever have that opportunity. They are huge.
The American Bald Eagle(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is both the national bird and animal of the United States of America. The bald eagle appears on its seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extinction in the U.S. Populations have since recovered and the species was removed from the U.S. government's List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the Lower 48 States on June 28, 2007.