Larry’s View

Larry’s view on any and everything.

Threatened Species

Eagles are a threatened species. The bald eagle is our national bird. If these were to become extinct, then we would be without our most treasured bird. Soon, the bird would be the stuff of legends and we may even need to rethink our national bird. Would we really want to be associated with a bird that is not even alive on the planet anymore? That does not bode well for us.

As a threatened species and an important national bird, the bald eagle is protected by certain acts. There is currently a proposal to take the eagle off the endangered species list. Largely because the efforts to protect and save them for extinction have worked and also because there are other acts that protect the bird from being hunted, killed, and from people disturbing their nests. This proposal has received mixed reviews.

The unfortunate part about the eagle being a threatened species is that it gets a lot of press because of how important it is to our country. This is good for the eagle, but not so good for other species that are equally threatened but no one knows about it. When it comes to successfully taking action, when something receives a lot of press, this generates interest and support. Without support, these programs would fail.

A good way to get involved with eagles or other threatened species is to talk to your local environmental organizations. Or you can go online. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services posts information about endangered and threatened species. So do the World Wild Federation and other environmental websites. Become familiar with the endangered species that are out there, including the eagle, and see what you can do to help.

If you think you have spotted an endangered species somewhere, especially if it is somewhere interesting, such as in a parking lot, make sure you report it. For bald eagles, for example, wherever they decide to nest it is a law that you need to leave it there, no matter how inconvenient it is. This helps them be better able to reproduce offspring which is essential when saving an endangered species. When it comes to the eagle, there situation has improved with the thanks of all those involved with trying to save them.

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May 21, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, Eagles | Leave a comment

Our National Bird

Our national bird is the bald eagle. When we are children the image of the bald eagle as an important bird is drilled into our minds. We come to understand that not only is this bird important, but it comes to represent the ideals of the country in which we live. When we see an eagle soar through the air, we are immediately struck by the idea that we live in a free country filled with larger than life ideals of freedom and capitalism. We come to understand that this is a great country to live filled with great people and wonderful ideas.

In order to truly appreciate our country, we not only need to understand what it stands for but also what the future is. And all of this can be summed up in our national bird. The eagle represents everything we believe in. That is why it is important for people to go out of their way to learn about the bird in order to truly appreciate its significance. When our founding fathers decided that this bird was important and special and became our official bird, they saw that the eagle had the potential to be great just like our nation back then had the potential to be great.

The bald eagle is one of those creatures that have been on the endangered species list. This is a shame because if the population is dwindling to the point where there are no more left, what does that mean? We’d surely need to choose another national bird. Thankfully, with the help of a lot of laws to protect them and an army of people who work to help them, the eagle is no longer in the danger zone and there is a proposal out there for them to get taken off the endangered species list.

When it comes to our national bird, no other creature could be better at that role than the bald eagle. It sores through the air. It is majestic. And just as we picture almost any other bird, it is free. Our nation is one that has built its foundations on the principals of democracy. The bald eagle represents those principals and ideals very well. That is why it is our national bird.

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, Eagles | Leave a comment

Golden Eagles

Golden Eagles are birds of prey. This means that they circle around in the sky looking for something on the ground that they can swoop in, catch, and eat. That is where the term “eagle eyes” came from. Eagles have extremely good vision and can spot things from very far off in the distance. When people think of the eagle, the golden eagle is the one they may be thinking of. Even though they are a type of species in the eagle family, they are not the only eagle that is around.

Golden Eagles belong to the Accipitridea family. This is the same family that all eagles belong to. There are actually several different species of golden eagles and they are present on several different continents. The six sub species are all located in the Northern Hemisphere and can be found in Japan, North America, North Africa, Europe, Asia, Korea, India, China, Pakistan, and Eastern Siberia. But aside from their frequency, they are beautiful and fascinating birds to watch and study. However, it is important to note that the population of the Golden Eagle in Europe has suffered a serious decline. There is a national park in Ireland that is working to help restore the population but the overall numbers are not what they once were.

When it comes to golden eagles, it is important to understand about them. Like all wildlife, the more we know, the more we will work to protect the animals. Golden eagle populations have already suffered considerably in Europe and they could suffer the same fate in other areas if we are not careful. It is important to make sure that they are protected and that we don’t do anything to harm them.

A good way to learn about them is to watch them in action. Some zoos may have them or you could watch documentaries on television. You could also read about them but it really is best to watch them in action. How else could you appreciate the sheer beauty of them if you don’t see them close up? Gold eagles are fascinating birds of prey and they can be fun to learn about and watch. Doing so may help protect them.

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, Eagles | Leave a comment

Eagles

Eagles are a beautiful bird and a political symbol in the United States. Yet they are also an endangered species. Special interest has been taken to help these beautiful birds even though they are certainly not the only endangered species we are dealing with. There a lot of species that are endangered but Eagles seem to get a lot of attention because how important they are to our nation as a symbol.

In the early days of our nation, the founding fathers entered into a debate about which animal or bird should symbolize our values and ideals. Rumor has it that in addition to people being in support of the eagle, others wanted birds such as the turkey. Benjamin Franklin argued that the turkey was clever and intelligent. Now, when someone is called a “turkey” it is usually in a derogatory manner. It is a good that eagles became our official bird! It is a lot more majestic and beautiful in appearance than the turkey and the eagle has a lot of beauty.

If you are interested in helping the eagles, there are a few things you can do. First, if you are somewhere and you spot an eagle’s nest, it is a good idea to report it so that the officials can come and do their best to protect it. Part of the problem with the eagles and their endangered status is that a good portion of their natural habitat is being destroyed by commercialism and other factors. That leaves a smaller number of options for the eagles to nest and produce offspring. This has led to a decline in the number of eagles that are being born each year which only contributes to the problem

Other things you can do to help the eagles include making monetary donations and supporting groups that help the eagles. You can also volunteer your time. The internet is a good place to go to find resources on eagles. The more you know, the easier it will be to help them. You can also use the internet to help you find organizations that help the eagles. Their situation is improving because of these efforts and with each person who helps, their chances of surviving are much greater.

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, Eagles | Leave a comment

Eagle Nests

Eagle nests are very important to the eagles because that is where they create new life. Without the nest, they would be unable to shelter and protect the eggs. When it comes to the eagle, it is important to note that they are endangered because not a lot of them are being born. One of the big problems with them is that they are running out of places to put their nests. This is because the population is increasing and there are less and less places to nest.

When it comes to the bald eagle, which is the official bird of the United States and is very important, there are laws in place that protect it. The law states that eagle nests cannot be disturbed. This means that even if an eagle makes its nest on your house you cannot move it. This can be very inconvenient but there is a reason behind it. They are endangered and even though their population is getting better, the more baby eagles that can be born the greater the chances that the species will survive.

It is a good idea to protect eagle nests. This is because it is all part of a bigger plan to protect the entire species. When we set out to protect the eagles and help their population increase, that means doing what we can to give the young a chance to survive. If they can survive, then the whole species will end up being better off.

The eagle is our national bird. It stands for and symbolizes all the things we stand for as a country. The eagle is a symbol of freedom and of the very principals that our country is built on. It is a shame that because of human involvement, they are endangered. Protecting the eagle nests is a step in the right direction when it comes to working to protect them.

If you want to work to help save the eagles, it is a good idea to start with the eagle nests. It is an important thing to track where the eagles are nesting. They are beautiful birds and they stand for our nation’s ideals. Protecting them is essential to this country because of what they represent.

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, Eagles | Leave a comment