Bald eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Close up photography of a Bald Eagle.
The bald eagle 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.
Scientific name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Wingspan: 1.8 – 2.3 m
Mass: 3 – 6.3 kg
Lifespan: 20 years (In the wild)
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population increasing) Encyclopedia of Life
Speed: 120 – 160 km/h (Diving)
Filename: _MG_2365_Bald eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus.jpg
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