WoRMS taxon details

Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766)

159374  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159374)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159374 on 2018-10-24
Date
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 31-37" (79-94 cm); Wingspan: 70-90" (178-229 cm) [details]

Distribution North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Newfoundland across Canada to Alaska and south to the southern United States. Eggs laid between late February and mid June. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch witkopzeearendAmerikaanse zeearend  [details]
English bald eagle  [details]
French pygargue à tête blanche  [details]
German Weißkopf-Seeadler  [details]
Japanese ハクトウワシ  [details]
Welsh eryr moel  [details]