Did you know...In their five year development to adulthood, bald eagles go through one of the most varied plumage changes of any North American bird. During its first four weeks of life, an eaglet's fluffy white down changes to a gray wooly down. At about five weeks, brown and black feathers begin to grow. It becomes fully feathered at 10 weeks of age and reaches adult plumage at five years of age.? This young bald eagle at Colvill Park is starting to change in feather colors. Photo by Tim Alms
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