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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
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loaded up binoculars, cameras and cold weather gear and set out to count bald eagles.
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Abstract: Sixteen adult captive bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) underwent a complete bilateral ocular examination to assess normal ocular parameters and describe ophthalmic lesions.
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Mr Griffiths, owner of the Welsh Hawking Centre, near Barry, has taken in a pair of golden eagles and a pair of bald eagles in the hope of hatching their eggs.