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Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Description:

"Bald Eagles have powerful talons and have been recorded flying with a 6.8 kg (15 lb) Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) fawn. This feat is the record for the heaviest load carrying ever verified for a flying bird".

Notes:

Spotted along the banks of the Farmington River.

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Cheryl Lee
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Cheryl Lee

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 15, 2013
Submitted on Sep 18, 2013

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