White-tailed Eagle

Haliaeetus albicilla - Pygargue à queue blanche

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Haliaeetus

  • Species
    :

    albicilla

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 92 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 200 à 245 cm.
  • Weight
    : 4100 à 7000 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Haliaeetus albicilla albicilla (Europe, n Asia to India and China)
  • Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicus (Greenland)

Foreign names

  • Pygargue à queue blanche,
  • Pigargo Europeo,
  • Pigargo,
  • Seeadler,
  • Rétisas,
  • Zeearend,
  • Aquila di mare,
  • Havsörn,
  • Havørn,
  • orliak morský,
  • orel mořský,
  • Havørn,
  • merikotka,
  • pigarg cuablanc,
  • Haförn,
  • bielik (zwyczajny),
  • jūras ērglis,
  • belorepec,
  • Орлан-белохвост,
  • オジロワシ,
  • 白尾海雕,
  • นกอินทรีหางขาว,
  • 白尾海鵰,

Voice song and cries

Pygargue à queue blanche
adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Grassland : Tundra, Subarctic ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds

Geographic range

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