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Bald Eagle General Information


This majestic bird of prey can easily be recognized with its white head, white tail, yellow beak and brown body. Both males and females have identical color schemes, but the females are slightly larger than males. Bald Eagles have an average wing span of 90 inches.

The Bald Eagle is the National Bird of the United States.


Bald Eagle
Homer Eagle




Adult Bald Eagle in Flight






  Common Name:
  Scientific Name:
  Bald Eagle
  Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  Class:
  Family:
  Aves
  Accipitridae
  Range:
  North America
  Approx. Wingspan:
  Approx. Weight:
  6 to 7 feet (Adult)
  8 to 14 pounds (Adult)


Juvenile Bald Eagles have a brown and white plumage from head to tail, and a dark beak.

Bald Eagle with River Otter



Bald Eagle Pictures


Bald Eagles on the Kenai Peninsula,
in Homer.










Bald Eagle Taking Off


It's a windy day, and the wind is blowing the sand on the beach.









Bald Eagle in Action

Eagles in action on the Kenai Peninsula. They are lightning fast as they swoop on their target.






Bald Eagle Portraits




Bald Eagles up close and personal.
















Bald Eagles Fighting


Bald Eagle tackles the offense







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A young Bald Eagle fighting with
an older one for a fish







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Bald Eagles in Flight

Bald Eagles gliding through the air





















Bald Eagles Calling


Bald Eagles make loud calls or emit a series of small chirps. They are seen making the loud call in these pictures.










Bald Eagle Art


Bald Eagles also have an artistic side... if you catch them at the right moment...









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KENAI PENINSULA

Bald Eagles in action in Homer. Jean Keene, the Eagle Lady, used to feed hundreds of Bald Eagles on the Homer Spit in the winter time.




Bald Eagles Fighting in Mid Air





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Bald Eagle Congregations






COOK INLET

Pictures taken in various locations in the Cook Inlet area.





POTTER MARSH BOARD WALK

Juvenile Bald Eagle in Anchorage - This young Eagle finally left his nest in the summer of 2008, exploring its new surroundings. Visitors can see the Eagle fly along the boardwalk.




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