White-tailed eagle

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White-tailed eagle
White tailed eagle raftsund square crop.jpg
At Raftsund, Lofoten/Norawa
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Faimily: Accipitridae
Genus: Haliaeetus
Species: H. albicilla
Binomial name
Haliaeetus albicilla
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Haliaeetus albicilla distribution map.png
Range o H. albicilla      Nestin range     Winterin range     Year-roond range
Synonyms

Falco albicilla Linnaeus, 1758
Falco melanaetos Linnaeus, 1766
Falco ossifragus Linnaeus, 1766
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. BirdLife International (2016). "Haliaeetus albicilla". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22695137A93491570. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22695137A93491570.en. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  2. Etymology: Haliaeetus, New Laitin for "sea-eagle". albicilla, "white-tailed", frae Laitin albi- "white" + cilla, "tail".