Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Scientific name definitions

David A. Buehler
Version: 2.0 — Published October 7, 2022



I thank A. Poole, P. Rodewald, B. Keeney, and S. Mlodinow for patience and editorial assistance in preparation of the original manuscript and its revision. Thanks to Peter Pyle (Plumages and Molts), Guy Kirwan (Systematics), and Andrew Spencer (Vocalizations) for their additions to the account. I thank J. D. Fraser for giving me the opportunity to work on this species and for his endless passion for wildlife conservation. I also thank the countless researchers who have studied and reported their data on this species and made the writing of such an account possible.

Recommended Citation

Buehler, D. A. (2022). Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and S. G. Mlodinow, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.baleag.02