Juvenile

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Rarely seen around Montreal but native to the region. A large bird with wingspan up to 2m feeding mostly on fishes which it catches with its talon flying over the water. Adults are easily recognizable due the white feathered head.

How To Identify

Adults can be easily identified by the white feathered head. For juvenile, the yellow bill with the black tip is a distinctive characteristics.

Where and When to Spot

The only observations in wild life I made of this species have been in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Photography

Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • chouette-a-voir

    Sunday, March 4, 2018

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N

    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/640s
    Aperture f6.3
    ISO 220

  • Quidi Vidi Harbour

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N

    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1250s
    Aperture f7.1
    ISO 320

  • Quidi Vidi Harbour

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N

    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1250s
    Aperture f7.1
    ISO 900

  • Quidi Vidi Harbour

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N

    Focal Length 600mm
    Shutter Speed 1/1250s
    Aperture f6.3
    ISO 320

Taxonomy

Accipitriformes
Accipitridae
Haliaeetus leucocephalus