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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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Home range size has not been documented for Bald Eagles from Louisiana and it is also unknown where this population spends the summer nonbreeding season, as they are rarely observed in state during June, July, and August (Lowery, 1974).
American Eagle Day is a day to celebrate the recovery and restoration of our national symbol, the bald eagle, Alexander said.
Here, I report the likely predation of 2 Sitka Black-Tailed Deer fawns by Bald Eagles.
Bald eagles were reintroduced in the state at the Quabbin Reservoir.
The refuge has more than 250 species of birds that nest there, and the bald eagles have a secluded area that limits large numbers of observers.
Young bald eagles and golden eagles look similar (see "Bald or Golden?
With a white head and tail, and larger than most other birds, it can only be the bald eagle.
In the past few years alone, we've planted hundreds of thousands of pine and spruce for bald eagles in places like Superior National Forest and Chippewa National Forest, home to the country's largest population of nesting bald eagles.
This tour is a new venture for Jo, but with her understanding of the music, versatile voice and excellent stage presence, she's going to be a real hit fronting the Bald Eagles.
VENETA - After recovering from more than a dozen deep wounds to the chest and legs, a female adult bald eagle was released at Perkins Peninsula County Park Thursday evening before a cheering crowd.
The golden eagles are 25 years old, while Mr Griffiths estimates the bald eagles are about 10 years old.