Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
Classification(s) : Predator
Cat Name : Eagle
Common Name : Bald Eagle
Scientific Name : Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A large bird with a distinctive dark body and white head. The young adults are a mousy mottled brown.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 27-35 Inches (68-89 Centimeters)
Weight: 9-14 Pounds (4-6.5 Kilograms)
Wingspan: 70-90 Inches (1.7-2.3 Meters)

Behavior :

A large fish-eating eagle found near bodies of water. Most common near lakes and large rivers.

Social Organization :

Generally solitary, may group together when food is plentiful. May hunt cooperatively when hunting mammals.

Approval Level : Mod; Approval is only needed for attacks by Bald Eagles on cats, as they indicate high levels available food and a situation that would likely result in a string of attacks, rather than an isolated incident.
Danger Level : Medium (Kits, small individuals and elders are vulnerable);

Cats near bodies of water are the most vulnerable to attack from this eagle, particularly in times when enough food is available to draw groups of birds.