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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0810

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, adults (more than 5 years old) are unmistakable with dark brown plumage except for white head, neck and tails. The beak, eyes, legs, and feet are yellow. Wing span up to 2.5 meters, with females considerably larger than males. Immature eagles lack white plumage and yellow accents.

Image ID: nerr0810, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: North Puget Sound, Anacortes, Washington


Category: Estuaries/Fauna/Birds/

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