Florida has one of the densest concentrations of
nesting eagles in the lower 48 states, with over 1,000 nesting
pairs. Concentrations of nesting territories are clustered
around several significant wetland systems throughout the
state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(FWC) and others have monitored the population of nesting bald
eagles in Florida for over 30 years. To learn more about bald
eagles in Florida, please review the highlights section below.
Click here to view a brief description of the bald eagle's history
and status in the State of Florida.
The bald eagle has a long history of conservation efforts. A
summary of current conservation efforts and a historical
perspective on bald eagle conservation are provided here.
Bald eagle nesting territories are located throughout
Florida. Click here to view a map of nesting territory
locations currently known to the FWC.
Bald eagle's have some biological characteristics that are unique
to Florida. View a summary of bald eagle biology specific to
Want to know how to identify a bald eagle? Visit this page to
learn about identifying mature and juvenile bald eagles.
Eagle FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):
View a list of frequently asked questions regarding bald eagles in
Florida, the new state law, the FWC Bald Eagle Management Plan, and
the existing federal laws.
For more information regarding bald eagles,
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Bird
USFWS Division of Migratory Birds - Bald Eagle