White-tailed Eagle

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White-tailed Eagle
Haliaeetus albicilla -captive-8a.jpg
In captivity
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Haliaeetus
Species: H. albicilla
Binomial name
Haliaeetus albicilla
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Licht Green: nestin aurie
Blue: winterin aurie
Dark Green: aw-year
Synonyms

Falco albicilla Linnaeus, 1758
Haliaeetus albicilla albicilla
Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicus

The White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla[2]) — an aa cried the Sea Eagle, Erne (sometimes Ern), an White-tailed Sea-eagle — is a lairge bird o prey in the faimily Accipitridae which includes ither raptors such as hawks, kites, an harriers.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUCN Red List 2013.
  2. Etymology: Haliaeetus, New Laitin for "sea-eagle". albicilla, "white-tailed", frae Laitin albi- "white" + cilla, "tail".