Seven festive photographs of Bald Eagle

A mature Bald Eagle dives in a pale blue sky.

Today we’re joining our readers in the United States as they celebrate Independence Day! We’ve gathered seven of our favorite photos of our national emblem, the Bald Eagle. Alex Westner took the first photo, above, in Pike County, Pennsylvania, on April 16, 2008. Six more favorites are below. Enjoy!

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