Bald Eagle - Chatham Strait, Alaska
Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), viewed on Chatham Strait on the eastern coast of Baranof Island. Tongass National Forest. Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska.
The bald eagle, a type of sea eagle, is a bird of prey. They are found near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting. ald eagles range from most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States and northern Mexico.
The bald eagle is listed as a 'Least Concerned' species 'by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with the IUCN noting the species large range and large, growing popoluation.
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