No easy answer for eagles often asked questions. How do bald eagles choose their mate?
Bald Eagle Sex: The Acrobatic Mating of America's National Bird
Does bald female or male make the decision? How can they recognize each other from such long distances away? For the most part his theories were rejected for many years. Both the male and female bald eagle look alike so is color a factor? Perhaps size is a factor since the male is always smaller.
Difference Between Male & Female Bald Eagles
Locking talons and tumbling down together is often observed. Neither eagle was injured difference flew off. A few years later three bald eagles fell out of the sky locked together into a mans yard in Thoroughgood in Virginia Beach as he sex in his yard.