Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: White-tailed Eagle

White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): White-tailed Sea-eagle, Gray Eagle, Grey Eagle, European Eagle, White-tailed Sea-eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Iceland - Jun, 1996 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Japan - Feb, 1992 © W. S. Clark 
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Se. Greenland; W. Iceland; N. Palearctic;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Iceland and Europe from n. Scotland, n. Norway, n. Russia, n. Siberia (Novaya Zemlya) to the Chukotski Peninsula and s. along the Baltic coast of Poland, (Karsiborska Kepa in the mouth of the Swina River), Hungary (Hortobagy National Park), w. Slovakia (Senne), Belarus, Turkey, n. Iran, sw. and c. Russia to Caspian Sea region, n. Kazakhstan, n. Turkestan and Lake Balkhash, Mongolia, ne. China (Heilungkiang and formerly the lower Yangtze River), se. Siberia (Ussuriland, Salhalin Is.), Kuril Is., and n. Japan (Chitose River, Lake Utonai, Kushiro and Akkeshi-ko Benkanbeushi Marshes, Hokkaido).
Winters s. to n. Mediterranean region, Persian Gulf, Pakistan, n. India and s. China.
Formerly s. to France, Corsica, the Balkan States, Greece, sw. Alaska (w. Aleutians, Attu).
(2) W. Greenland.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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