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Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

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The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, from Greek ἅλς, hals "sea", αἰετός aietos "eagle", λευκός, leukos "white", κεφαλή, kephalē "head") is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico. It is found near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting.

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Gonzalo Oliveros
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Gonzalo Oliveros

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Mar 10, 2019
Submitted on Apr 5, 2019

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