Although the Bald Eagle has been taken off of the Endangered Wildlife List, Michael had planned to bring out this sculpture as the first in the Endangered Species III series.
Status of the bald eagle - On June 28, 2007 the Interior Department took the American bald eagle off the endangered species list. The removal of the bald eagle from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants will become effective 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The bald eagle will still be protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.