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American Bald Eagle
16-AUG-2012 Dan Polley 2012

American Bald Eagle

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), is the only eagle unique to North America. The bald eagle's scientific name signifies a sea (halo) eagle (aeetos) with a white (leukos) head. At one time, the word "bald" meant "white," not hairless.


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soulis16-Aug-2012 23:02
Very serious looking! Great! V.