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Bald eagle (juv)

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Description:

At one time, the symbol of the USA was endangered due to DDT and poaching. The endangered species act helped not only bring it back from the brink, but has made it fairly common in many areas. The young birds are all brown and gradually over the course of several years gain the familiar white head and tail

Habitat:

adjacent to highway next to river


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KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.18, Long: -124.18

Spotted on Jan 23, 2018
Submitted on Jul 30, 2018

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