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Lac des Allemands, Louisiana


Make Nikon D1X
Lens Nikkor AF VR 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6D   at 600 mm
Exposure 1/750 s, f/13, ISO not available
Image size 600 x 400 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Accipitriformes   Family  Accipitridae

Deutsch  Weikopf-Seeadler Dutch  Amerikaanse Zeearend
Italian  Aquila calva Spanish  Pigargo Americano


The Bald Eagle (North America), the White-bellied Sea Eagle (Australia), the White-tailed Eagle (Greenland, Iceland, northern Russia and Siberia) and the African Fish Eagle are relatives, along with four other members of the Haliaeetus (in French, Pygargue) gender. They vary mainly in the extent of white color in their head and tail; they are generally found near water and feed on fish and/or warterfowl.


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Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Pygargue tte blanche

Jean-Michel PAULUS