Category Archives: Am Eagle Foundation Activities

Welcome to the American Eagle Foundation Blog!

The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) hopes you will find this Eagle Blog informative and helpful! Our Eagle Blog editor is Bob Hatcher.  He retired March 31, 2001 from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) after 23 years as the Coordinator … Continue reading

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AEF Bald Eagle Captive Breeding Status

Bald eagles are experiences one of their best captive breeding years at the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) of Pigeon Forge, TN.  Six bald eagle pairs have produced 14 eggs, of which 12 could hatch after 35 days.  The eaglets will … Continue reading

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How do the feathers of bald eagles molt and change color?

During the first year of a bald eagle’s life, its feathers go through a series of feather molts and color changes.  Silky down feathers at its hatching are gradually replaced by stronger flight feathers by the time they can  first … Continue reading

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Favorite Bald Eagle Questions and Answers

Since March, 2001, the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) has responded to thousands of E-mail inquiries <EagleMail@Eagles.org> about bald eagles, including the following favorites: 1. Why Are Some Eagles Called Bald eagles? There are 59 species of eagles in the world. … Continue reading

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