The bald eagle, once on Ontario's endangered species list, has its highest concentration of eagles within Ontario in Sunset Country. Bald eagles prefer to live near water where they can readily access food, making Northwest Ontario and its 70,000 lakes and rivers surrounded by Boreal forest, the perfect habitat.
This majestic bird holds a special place in many people's hearts - they are a symbol of courage and strength. You might think you know everything there is to know about bald eagles, but I'll bet there are a few things that would surprise you.
1 - The call of the eagle is not what you think
Whenever you hear a supposed eagle in a Hollywood movie or cartoon, it’s been dubbed over by the screech of a red-tailed hawk. Eagle calls are quite soft and weak sounding and not considered cool enough for Hollywood. Here’s what an actual eagle sounds like, not what you were expecting, right?