• American BALD Eagles

    Image ID
    FOT446409
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    17.7 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    5817 x 6396 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    493 x 542 mm
    19.4 x 21.3 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Bald Eagle Halite's leucocephalus Order FALCONIFORMES - Family Accipitridae - Subfamily Accipitrinae The national emblem of the United States, the Bald Eagle was threatened with extinction in the lower 48 states because of DDT (a type of pesticide) poisoning. Protection under the Endangered Species Act, together with reintroduction programs, brought populations up, and the species was reclassified as Threatened in 1995. By 1999, some were suggesting removing the eagle from the Endangered Species List. Very large raptor. Adults unmistakable with brown body and white head and tail. Bill large and hooked. Long broad wings held flat while soaring.Sexes alike in plumage, female larger. Bird wildlife
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2008-07-06
    Uploaded on
    2008-07-07
    Collection
    A2. American GATEWAY TO THE WEST -Colorado - Wyoming - Oregon Trail - Dakota A
    Category
    Heritage
    Sub Category
    Environment
    Gender
    Female
    Seven ages
    Adult
    Dominant colour
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