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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus leucocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 159374

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalconiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAccipitridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus Savigny, 1809
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwitkopzeearendUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse zeearend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbald eagle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpygargue à tête blanche  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißkopf-Seeadler  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreryr moel  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (336 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (63 nucleotides; 45 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 31-37" (79-94 cm); Wingspan: 70-90" (178-229 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Newfoundland across Canada to Alaska and south to the southern United States. Eggs laid between late February and mid June. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159374
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159374 on 2014-04-20
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