(We heard how popular this was last year, so we have opted to share it again!)
To help celebrate the Fourth of July, we thought instead of just a humorous story we would give you a little quiz about our National Bird! See how you and your family do … the results might be a laughing matter in themselves!
- Ben Franklin did not want the Eagle as our National Bird. What did he want?
- What Continents do the Bald Eagle live on?
- At what age does the Bald Eagle get their white head and tail feathers?
- What did “bald” mean when the birds were called “Bald Eagles?”
- What is the maximum speed that a Bald Eagle can fly at?
- How much weight can an Eagle lift?
- True or False: The Bald Eagle is considered an Endangered Species.
- What is the only other kind of Eagle in North America?
- Does a Bald Eagle choose another mate if its first mate dies?
- True or False: It is a felony to shoot an Eagle.
Scroll down to find the answers!!!
- Franklin wanted the turkey.
- North America.
- 4 to 5 years of age.
- From when “bald” meant “white-headed”.
- Their maximum speed: 40 mph or over 100 mph while in a dive.
- Half their body weight.
- The Bald Eagle is no longer considered endangered, only threatened.
- Golden Eagle.
- The survivor will accept a new mate.
- It is a felony to shoot an eagle.