Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
A Bald Eagle specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Uncommon resident of Chesapeake Bay, breeding from early February to mid-August in tidewater areas. Adult male and female are similar; the young lack the white on the head and tail.

Specimen Information

Date: late 1970'S
Collected By: US Fish & Wildlife Service
Locality: North or South Dakota
Sex: Not recorded
Catalog ID: 571412