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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations
pygargue à tête blanche

bald eagle

nweißköpfiger Seeadler
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Outside of the birding community, however, far fewer people are even aware that one of greatest migration spectacles on the planet is the annual return of American bald eagles to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, just a few miles north of Haines in Southeast Alaska.

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