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White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

Appearance:

Diagnostic flight profile with rectangular, uniformly broad and deeply fingered wings. Long neck and short, wedge-shaped tail. Bill very heavy and tarsus unfeathered. Adults with pale, yellowish head and white tail. Juveniles uniformly brown with dark tail. Females bigger than males. Flight pattern: Long sequences of shallow wing-beats, and only limited glides (as opposed to Golden Eagle).

Sound:

A sharp high-pitched clear "klyytt klyytt klyytt klyytt" is often heard. Uttered with some variation in pitch and timbre. Sometimes more raucous and not so high pitched.

Contact call:

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See sound file


Distribution:

Wikipedia: map (se also Xeno-canto below)

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

Featherbase

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Sounds:Recorded by Martin Miethke,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,CC license

Facts:
Length (cm):
70-90
Wingspan (cm):
200-240
Weight (gram):
3075-6920
Size group:
Bigger than a crow
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