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NATURE | American Eagle | Preview | PBS

See the full episode at about them is big. They are one of nature's largest raptors, with wings that can span eight feet, and nests that can weigh up to a ton. Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak and penetrating eyes. Yet most people know little about it beyond its striking appearance. "American Eagle" goes behind the scenes and into the nest to provide the ultimate bird's eye view into the private life of an American icon."American Eagle" aired on PBS Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 8 p.m. as part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. For more information, visit
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