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bald eagle

national bird of the U.S.; native only to North America. [Am. Culture: EB, I: 753]
See: America

bald eagle

U.S. national bird whose white head looks bald. [Am. Hist.: EB, I: 753]

bald eagle

once on verge of extinction, this bird is now protected; still an endangered species. [Ecology: Hammond, 290]
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7975 Bald Eagle Drive is an ideal retreat for a homeowner and their friends and family, to take advantage of Deer Valley Ski Resort's award-wining ski-runs, all from the comfort of home.
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Fish & Wildlife Service reclassified the Bald Eagle as threatened in most places, and, in 2007, the bald eagle was removed from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife altogether, though they are still protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940.
The Alaska Bald Eagle Festival celebrates the massive gathering through photography workshops, guided eagle viewing, a banquet, animal presentations, a chocolate buffet, and more.
FANCY MEETING YOU HERE: The Prince of Wales holds a bald eagle called Zephyr during a visit to the 132nd Sandringham Flower Show.
the bald eagle was a sacred bird to many of the native peoples of North America.
The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is among the most recognizable of raptors because of its distinctive appearance and its status as a national symbol.
Hatching a bald eagle is notoriously difficult, even for the eagles themselves.
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It was cool," said Sam, who had dressed up as a bald eagle for Halloween.
The collection includes both unrevised and revised papers originally presented at a symposium held by the Bald Eagle Research Institute in Juneau in 1990, and recent, invited papers.