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Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Haliaeetus

Scientific:
  Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.124

Protonym:
  Falco leucocephalus

Avibase ID:
  FED3756C12CF67FA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175420

English:
  Bald Eagle
Czech:
  orel bělohlavý
German:
  Weißkopf-Seeadler
Danish:
  Hvidhovedet Havørn
Spanish:
  Pigargo Americano
Finnish:
  valkopäämerikotka
French:
  Pygargue à tête blanche
Icelandic:
  Skallörn
Italian:
  Aquila di mare testabianca
Japanese:
  hakutouwashi
Japanese:
  ハクトウワシ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Zeearend
Norwegian:
  Hvithodehavørn
Polish:
  bielik amerykański
Portuguese:
  Pigargo-americano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Bald Eagle
Russian:
  Белоголовый орлан
Slovak:
  orliak bielohlavý
Swedish:
  vithövdad havsörn
Chinese:
  白头海雕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pygargue à tête blanche ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pygargue à tête blanche ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   American Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   American Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Haliaeetus leucocephalus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Белоглав морски орел
Catalan: Pigarg americà
Czech: Orel belohlavý, orel bělohlavý
Welsh: Eryr moel
Danish: Hvidhovedet Havørn
German: Weißköpfiger Seeadler, Weisskopfseeadler, Weißkopf-Seeadler
English: American Bald Eagle, American Eagle, Bald Eagle, Washington Eagle, Washington Sea-eagle, White-headed Eagle, White-headed See-eagle
Spanish: Aguila Cabeciblanca, Águila Cabeciblanca, Águila Cabeza Blanca, águila cabeza-blanca, Águila Calva, Pigargo Americano
Spanish (Mexico): Aguila Cabeciblanca, águila cabeza blanca, águila cabeza-blanca
Estonian: valgepea-merikotkas
Finnish: Valkopäämerikotka
French: Aigle à tête blanche, Pygargue à tête blanche
Irish: Iolair Maol, Iolar Maol
Hungarian: fehérfejű rétisas
Icelandic: Skallörn
Italian: Aquila calva, Aquila di mare americana, Aquila di mare testabianca
Japanese: hakutouwashi
Japanese: ハクトウワシ
Latin: Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Lithuanian: Baltagalvis erelis, Baltagalvis jūrinis erelis
Latvian: baltgalvas ērglis
Dutch: Amerikaanse Witkopzeearend, Amerikaanse Zeearend
Norwegian: Hvithodehavørn
Polish: bielik amerykanski, bielik amerykański
Portuguese: Pigargo-americano
Russian: Белоголовый орлан, Орлан белоголовый
Slovak: Orliak bielohlavý
Slovenian: ameriški jezerec
Swedish: Vithövdad havsörn
Turkish: ak başlı kartal, Ak-başlı Kartal
Chinese: 白头海雕
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭海鵰

 

         

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