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White-bellied Sea Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster


The White-bellied Sea Eagle has a white head, rump and underparts, and dark or slate-grey back and wings. In flight, the black flight feathers on the wings are easily seen when the bird is viewed from below. The large, hooked bill is a leaden blue-grey with a darker tip, and the irides are dark brown. The cere is also lead grey. The legs and feet are yellow or grey, with long black talons (claws).


Pften found in coastal areas


This picture is taken on a zoo.

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Liam 10 years ago
White-bellied Sea Eagle
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lori.tas 10 years ago

Is it a wild bird, or one in captivity? The photo seems like it might be in zoo or animal sanctuary. Anything you can add about what the animal was doing when you took the photo. I can help you edit that into the spotting if you like.

Deandra 10 years ago

Thank you Maria & Lori.. Its endemic here in our country..

lori.tas 10 years ago

Hi Shara, welcome. Can you tell us a little about this bird?

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Great spotting - welcome to Project Noah!

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Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013

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