Miami. - The icon bald eagle, national symbol of the United States, nearly extinct in the 1960s, today is a species which has overcome the threat of disappearance and in states like Florida, its population actually expands, EFE reports.
The animal’s distinctive white head, tail and yellow bill which contrast with its dark plumage is associated with the U.S. worldwide, and figures in the shield created July 4, 1776 , the day in which 13 colonies declared their independence from Great Britain.
In the shield, then take six years to get this approved-eagle with wings spread behind a flag with thirteen vertical bars referring to the first thirteen states formed the Federation.
According to environmentalist groups, the bald eagle, also known as the American eagle, has 1,457 active nests in Florida today.