Animalblog, Eagles
Eagles are members of the bird family Accipitridae. Most of the more than 60 species occur in Eurasia and Africa. These were shot as part of the Animalblog collection.

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
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(2008) Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Photo Posted Saturday, May 17, 2008
© 2008 Denver Welte
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Bald Eagles external link are very numerous in Dutch Harbor, where they live year round. They are used to people and you see them perched on dumpsters and piers, looking for an easy meal.

Bald comes from the Old English "pie-bald", which means partially white.

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African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
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Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, California
(Photo posted Sunday 16 January, 2011)
(Photo taken 11:37:17 Monday 11 October, 2010)
© 2011 Terry Costales
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The African Fish Eagle is not a true fish eagle, rather it's actually a sea eagle. And yes, there are people for whom that fact matters. external link

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