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  White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)





White-bellied Sea-Eagle | Haliaeetus leucogaster photo
White-bellied Sea-Eagle photographed at Currumbin Sanctuary.

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White-bellied Sea-Eagle | Haliaeetus leucogaster photo
White-bellied Sea-Eagle photographed at Currumbin Sanctuary.

Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.

White-bellied Sea-Eagle | Haliaeetus leucogaster photo
White-bellied Sea-Eagle photographed at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, Queensland.

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BIRD FACTS

Description
The White-breasted Sea-Eagle is a large white eagle with grey-brown wings, White and grey underside, with wedge-shaped white tail seen in flight. Immatures are dark brown streaked and spotted light brown.

Other Names
White-bellied Sea-Eagle

Size
0.8m with a wingspan of 2.2m

Habitat
Coasts, islands, estuaries, large rivers and lakes.

Food
fish, water birds

Breeding
Large nest of sticks in tall tree usually over water. Lays 1-3 whitish blotched eggs.

Range
throughout coastal Australia and large rivers



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Haliaeetus
Species:leucogaster
Common Name:White-bellied Sea-Eagle