Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Rarely seen around Montreal but native to the region. A large bird with wingspan up to 2m feeding mostly on fishes which it catches with its talon flying over the water. Adults are easily recognizable due the white feathered head.
- Bald Eagle (en)
- Águila calva (es)
- Pygargue à tête blanche (fr)
- Weißkopfseeadler (de)
How to Identify
Adults can be easily identified by the white feathered head. For juvenile, the yellow bill with the black tip is a distinctive characteristics.
Where & When to Spot
The only observations in wild life I made of this species have been in St. John's, Newfoundland.