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Bald Eagle chick

Haliaeetus leucocephalus


Young eagle in the huge nest. It is brown with light feathers on the neck. When it fully matures at 5 years old, it will have the majestic white head. "The plumage of the immature is a dark brown overlaid with messy white streaking until the fifth (rarely fourth, very rarely third) year, when it reaches sexual maturity"


Unknown tree high up in large nest in town.

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Hoonah, Alaska, USA

Spotted on Jul 23, 2013
Submitted on Aug 10, 2013

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