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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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.
Exotic feathered species can be found, such as the Bird of Paradise, Cock-of-the-Rock and the American Bald Eagle, ostrich and kiwi.
That an American bald eagle driven by its parents from its nesting territory rode west winds over the Atlantic, to wind up in Castleisland thin, tired, revived by wildlife rangers on venison and pigeons -- or that an Irish fisherman lost off British trawler Pickering lingered for his same hour so he could jam steering and radar, make lights dance in cabins cold as betrayal, as abandonment to the Church of England, again conquerors, the captain averring after the exorcism: "It is a warm and friendly boat and we are having very successful catches" --
The Philippine Eagle, considered the world's largest bird of prey and is larger than the American Bald Eagle, was declared an endangered species in 1965.
This event is hosted by the American Bald Eagle Foundation and the city of Haines.
Landenberger's superb full color paintings of Iowa's bird life ranging from the American Kestrel, to the Snowy Owl, to the Swallow-Tailed Kite, to the American Bald Eagle.
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.

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