Protecting Biodiversity

By: Alyssa Roussis

The Bald Eagle

I have chosen the Haliaeetus Leucocephalus or also known by its more common name the Bald Eagle

Where can you find a Bald Eagle

You can find Bald Eagles along the east coast of North Carolina near rivers, lakes, and marshes where they can find fish which is there main food they eat

Why is it endangered

The bald eagle is endangered because of Habitat destruction and degradation, illegal shooting, and the contamination of its food source

What is being done to save the bald eagle

The Endangered species act provides habitat protection, The government banned the DDT and conservation actions taken by the American public have saves the Bald Eagle population and now they are no longer endangered