This is a Bald Eagle. It is America's National bird. They are endangered mostly because of the Pesticide DDT. These birds used to eat the roots that were contaminated by the pesticide and their nesting and feeding sites were spreaded.
Native American Indian Poem ~ "Great Eagle, King of the sky, lift my spirit up; carry me high. Wings of strength that float along, take me away ~ to freedom beyond ~ at peace I live, with you above; all that I give is: Heartfelt Love.
Harpy Eagle, considered the largest of the eagles, with wing spans approaching 10 feet. Incredible strength, able to pierce the skulls of monkeys, its main prey. No animal under 50 pounds is safe from this incredibly successful hunter.