Definition of bald eagle in English:

bald eagle

Syllabification: bald ea·gle


  • A white-headed North American eagle that includes fish among its prey. Now most common in Alaska, it is the national emblem of the US.
    • Haliaetus leucocephalus, family Accipitridae
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    • Some of the most common birds of prey here, the bald eagle, peregrine falcon, and osprey, are fish-eaters, though the hawk owl is not.
    • The presence of bald eagles likely prevented golden eagles from establishing themselves.
    • The area is home to a variety of other birds, including nesting bald eagles, hawks, owls, bluebirds and several other songbirds, wild turkeys, herons, and waterfowl.

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