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White-tailed Eagle
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In captivity
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Tribe: Milvini
Genus: Haliaeetus
Species: H. albicilla
Binomial name
Haliaeetus albicilla
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Range of H. albicilla      Nesting range     Wintering range     Year-round range
Synonyms

Falco albicilla Template:Taxobox authority
Haliaeetus albicilla albicilla
Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicus

Other names

Sea Eagle, Fish Eagle

Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

These eagles usually feed off fish[1] but also turn to other sources of food such as carrion[2], other birds and various mammals[1][2].

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International (2008). "Haliaeetus albicilla". 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Mhara, Iolar (2008-10). "White-tailed Eagle Diet 1". Golden Eagle Trust. Retrieved 7 May 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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