What is the name for a baby bald eagle?
The name for a bald eagle offspring (or baby) is either eaglet or fledgling.
The compound noun bald eagle is a common noun, a word for any bald eagle anywhere. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, thing, or a title; for example: Bald Eagle Mountain, Bald Eagle State Park, PA Bald Eagle Mountain, Plumas National Forest, CA Bald Eagle Precision Machine Co. div. of Woodstock International, Inc., Bellingham, WA "Bald Eagle" by Gordon Morrison "Operation Bald Eagle", a novel by Kyle W. Bell
First of all, bald eagles are not bald. Some people say this bird was given the name "Bald eagle" because the lighter feathers on its head make the bird appear bald from a distance. In fact, the word "bald" comes from the old English term "balde" which originally meant white, not hairless. The bald eagle's scientific name, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, stands for: sea (halo), eagle (aeetos) and white (leukos), as in the feathers on the eagle's…