Bald eagles do not mate until they reach around five years of age. When courting, they lock talons and free fall, separating just before hitting the ground. The bald eagle nest is the largest of any bird in North America; it is used repeatedly over many years, with new material added each year.

Bald eagles do not mate until they reach around five years of age. When courting, they lock talons and free fall, separating just before hitting the ground. The bald eagle nest is the largest of any bird in North America; it is used repeatedly over many years, with new material added each year.

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Bald eagles do not mate until they reach around five years of age. When courting, they lock talons and free fall, separating just before hitting the ground. The bald eagle nest is the largest of any bird in North America; it is used repeatedly over many years, with new material added each year.