A.K.A.: American eagle, white-headed eagle, sea eagle
Field marks: Large, dark-bodied raptor, with broad, plank-like wings. Adults have a distinctive white head and tail, dark body, and dark wings. Immatures lack the white
head and tail, and often have white scattered throughout their dark body and wings.
Flight behavior: Migrates alone. Soars, glides, and, infrequently flaps while migrating.
Often migrates late in the day.
W-L ratio: 2.6:1
Weight: 6-14 lbs
The whole life cycle is living with only one partner and after death of partner is living alone to the end of his days.
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Photo taken in South Elmwood, Providence, RI, USA
Roger Williams Park Zoo
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