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Bald eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus


Found at a beach in Lake Erie I'm not an ornithologist so I'm not 100% positive on the feather ID but I cross checked it against other large birds that visit the lakeshore (cormorants, turkey vultures, ospreys etc.) and bald eagle was the closest match I could find, and I was quite astounded! I used the feather scans from FWS to make an ID : I returned the feather to the water as per the MBTA

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1 Comment

FeatherEnthusiast 4 years ago

Looks about right! Great find!

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New York, USA

Spotted on Aug 27, 2016
Submitted on Aug 28, 2016

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