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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bald eagle, American eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalusnoun

    a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body

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  1. bald eaglenoun

    A species of eagle native to North America and notable for the white plumage on its head.

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  1. Bald eagle

    The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), which occupies the same niche as the bald eagle in the Palearctic. Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico. It is found near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting. The bald eagle is an opportunistic feeder which subsists mainly on fish, which it swoops down upon and snatches from the water with its talons. It builds the largest nest of any North American bird and the largest tree nests ever recorded for any animal species, up to 4 m (13 ft) deep, 2.5 m (8.2 ft) wide, and 1 metric ton (1.1 short tons) in weight. Sexual maturity is attained at the age of four to five years. Bald eagles are not actually bald; the name derives from an older meaning of the word, "white headed". The adult is mainly brown with a white head and tail. The sexes are identical in plumage, but females are about 25 percent larger than males. The yellow beak is large and hooked. The plumage of the immature is brown. The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States of America and appears on its seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extirpation in the contiguous United States. Populations have since recovered, and the species was removed from the U.S. government's list of endangered species on July 12, 1995, and transferred to the list of threatened species. It was removed from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the contiguous states on June 28, 2007.

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  1. bald eagle

    The bald eagle is a bird of prey found in North America, recognized by its white head and tail against a brown body. It is the national bird and symbol of the United States. Bald eagles have a diet mainly composed of fish, and they typically live near large bodies of open water with abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting. Scientifically known as Haliaeetus leucocephalus, the bald eagle is not actually bald; its name derives from an old English word, "balde," meaning white.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bald eagle

    the white-headed eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) of America. The young, until several years old, lack the white feathers on the head

Wikidata

  1. Bald Eagle

    The Bald Eagle is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagle. Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico. It is found near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting. The Bald Eagle is an opportunistic feeder which subsists mainly on fish, which it swoops down and snatches from the water with its talons. It builds the largest nest of any North American bird and the largest tree nests ever recorded for any animal species, up to 4 meters deep, 2.5 meters wide, and one metric ton in weight. Sexual maturity is attained at the age of four to five years. Bald Eagles are not actually bald; the name derives from an older meaning of "white headed". The adult is mainly brown with a white head and tail. The sexes are identical in plumage, but females are larger than males. The beak is large and hooked. The plumage of the immature is brown. The Bald Eagle is both the national bird and national animal of the United States of America. The Bald Eagle appears on its Seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extirpation in the continental United States. Populations recovered and the species was removed from the U.S. federal government's list of endangered species on July 12, 1995 and transferred to the list of threatened species. It was removed from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the Lower 48 States on June 28, 2007.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bald eagle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bald eagle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bald eagle in a Sentence

  1. Photographer Kevin Ebi:

    To my surprise, the scene was even more dramatic than I expected. I thought the fox would drop the rabbit, giving the eagle an easy dinner, instead, the fox, with its jaw still clenched on the rabbit, inadvertently got snagged by the bald eagle. The eagle lifted the young fox and rabbit into the sky triggering an even more dramatic struggle.

  2. Todd Katzner:

    The bald eagle population is growing rapidly in North America, but golden eagle populations are stable or declining at best, their populations are at about 30,000 … any amount of suppression is something that is going to raise eyebrows. The findings of the study have renewed calls among conservationists, pleading with hunters to use non-lead ammunition.The federal government bannedlead ammunition in hunting waterfowl in 1991. A number of states enforce their own regulations on top of that. California banned the use of lead bullets by hunters 2019. 2021 WAS SAFEST HUNTING SEASON EVER FOR THIS US STATE Chris Parish, president of the Peregrine Fund, believes most hunters do n’t know about the toxic effects of lead. He co-founded the North American Non-Lead Partnership to educate hunters and encourage them to voluntarily switch to alternative ammunitions that do n’t use lead – like copper bullets.

  3. Allyson Jackson:

    Even though fish-eating terrestrial consumers are often exposed to high levels of mercury, they are usually not species eaten by humans – think of an osprey, kingfisher or bald eagle, the same is true for terrestrial consumers that rely on emergent aquatic insects – they are often not species consumed by humans such as spiders, songbirds and bats.

  4. The Forest Service:

    Sometimes Mother Nature can be harsh and disappoint us with our human hopes, getting a glimpse into the daily lives of this beautiful bald eagle pair has been a real treat. Bald eagles have a very strong fidelity to their nest sites.

  5. Brett Hartl:

    We recovered the bald eagle in every state in the country, it's probably the most geographically widespread recovery effort of any endangered species.


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