bald eagle

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bald eagle

national bird of the U.S.; native only to North America. [Am. Culture: EB, I: 753]
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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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Polly Edwards, a biologist and the Environmental Director and Emergency Manager for the Caddo Nation, says Bradley Oaks Ranch is a valuable community resource that has become a perfect home for rare American bald eagles.
The American Bald Eagle was brought to him by a falconer and Doug already had a commission for such a bird from a private museum.
In 1973, the American bald eagle became one of the first species listed as endangered under the new Endangered Species Act.
The show also included an air parade featuring 10 vintage warbirds, the flight of an American bald eagle during the national anthem performed by Robin Meade and a 21-gun salute by the Fort Bragg firing squad.
THE gilded American bald eagle sculpture, over a shop in Paradise Street, LIverpool, and marking the former office of the US's first-ever consulate, has been removed for renovation.
The American bald eagle has been the proud and majestic symbol of this nation for more than two centuries.
The Heraldry Society of Scotland has helped Gen Powell with the design, which is the head of an American bald eagle and a shield with four stars and crossed swords.
It encompasses the crest of the head of an American bald eagle and a shield with four stars and crossed swords.
POLITICIAN Charles Thomson decided to use the American bald eagle - the only eagle unique to North America - as the centrepiece of his design for the Great Seal in 1782.
PASADENA - The American bald eagle perched on the ``Symbols of America'' float could be seen for blocks, as visitors walked down Rosemont Avenue on Sunday to watch volunteers put finishing touches on the majestic floats.
Other animals that will benefit: Louisiana black bear, American bald eagle, peregrine falcon, and wintering and breeding waterfowl.
Once wide-ranging and common (they were found throughout California just a few decades ago), the American bald eagle has been brought to the edge of extinction in most states.

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