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bald eagle

n.
A North American eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) characterized by a brownish-black body and a white head and tail in the adult. Also called American eagle.

bald eagle

n
(Animals) a large eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, of North America, having a white head and tail, a yellow bill, and dark wings and body. It is the US national bird

bald′ ea′gle


n.
a large fish-eating eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, of the U.S. and Canada, having dark golden brown back and wings and white plumage on the head and tail in the adult.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bald eagle - a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and bodybald eagle - a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
genus Haliaeetus, Haliaeetus - a genus of Accipitridae
Translations
pygargue à tête blanche

bald eagle

nweißköpfiger Seeadler
References in classic literature ?
Wyeth looked in the direction they pointed, but descried nothing but two bald eagles, perched on a low dry branch beyond the thickets, and seeming, from the rapid motion of the boat, to be moving swiftly in an opposite direction.
And in about an hour the little bird came back with six different kinds of eagles: a Black Eagle, a Bald Eagle, a Fish Eagle, a Golden Eagle, an Eagle-Vulture, and a White-tailed Sea Eagle.
Sightings of bald eagles and nests have occurred in unusual spots, too.
Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) ingest these metals through their diets.
This depiction of an animal's home range, using its movement path rather than individual locations, should provide a more conservative estimate of home range and core area size than methods previously used for Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
Of special note for young readers is that "Beauty and the Beak" includes expanded information about bald eagles as a top predator species, their near extinction in most of the U.
The Alexander resolution designates June 20, 2017, as American Eagle Day and encourages educational entities, businesses, conservation groups, government agencies and others to collaborate on information about bald eagles for use in schools.
Bald eagles suffered a higher rate of decline than the golden eagle because fish, which is their primary source of food, built up high levels of DDT in their systems.
Arguably one of the most prominent and well-known bald eagles in a country that cherishes such birds is dead.
Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) are known predators, but records of predation on large mammals are limited and highly seasonal.
At Webster Lake a pair of bald eagles living in a large nest since 2011 share a tiny island with a family and their dog.
Mississippians have reported seeing bald eagles flying around the several lakes and reservoirs that the state offers.