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Bald Eagle, fourth year

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Description:

Young Eagle in a White Pine, at a residence on Lake Huron

Habitat:

Woods and shorelines

Notes:

He was HUGE!!!!!!!!

1 species ID suggestions

6 Comments

MaggieNoel
MaggieNoel 5 years ago

I am a girl Bhagya Herath

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

smart guy,,,, nice spotting

MaggieNoel
MaggieNoel 5 years ago

Thank you ForestDragon

ricpalqueb
ricpalqueb 5 years ago

Thought of an osprey at first

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

This is a Bald Eagle for sure! This one is not an adult yet. They go through plumage changes each year until they reach five years of age. At five they get adult plumage (white head and tail, brown body and wings). It looks most like a fourth year.

haleyherald2001
haleyherald2001 5 years ago

It's a eagle

Michigan, USA

Lat: 44.16, Long: -83.57

Spotted on Jul 13, 2013
Submitted on Jul 19, 2013

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