Hektoen International

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Tag: Haliaeetus pelagicus

  • Steller’s Sea eagle: Who was Georg Wilhelm Steller?

    James L. Franklin Chicago, Illinois, United States   A solitary Steller’s Sea eagle near the bank of the Zhupanova River on the eastern shore of the Kamchatka peninsula. Unless otherwise specified, all photos by author. The Steller’s Sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) handily outsizes the national bird of the United States, the Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).…