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Bald Eagle
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General Information
Universe Real Life
Classification Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Species Type Fishing Eagle
Homeworld Earth
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Reproduction Sexual; lays eggs
Average Wingspan 7ft
Locomotion Powered flight, bipedal walking
Feeding Behavior Carnivorous, detritivore
Distinctive Features Pure white feathered head
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Alignment True Neutral
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Haliaeetus
Species H. leucocephalus
Other Information

The bald eagle is so named for its conspicuous white head. An adult bald eagle doesn't sport its white head (and tail) until about 5 years of age. Until then it is often mistaken for a Golden Eagle. Adults have wing spans of about 7 feet and normally weigh about 10 to 14 pounds. Females are larger than males. Nesting begins in April and normally two chicks are born.

Alaska has a bounty on bald eagles.