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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae — the sea-eagles.

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Examples

  • Mystery bird: African fish eagle, Haliaeetus vocifer

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  • The varied birdlife includes black eagle Aquila verreauxii, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer along the shoreline and many waders.

    Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi

  • Among the many which may be readily seen by the visitor are no less than nine species of kingfisher, including brown-winged and stork-billed kingfishers, Pelargopsis amauropterus (NT) and P. capensis, respectively; the magnificent white-bellied sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster which, at a density of one individual per 53.1 kilometers (km) of waterways, is quite common; also the much rarer grey-headed fish eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus (NT), Pallas's fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus and several other raptors.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • Of special interest are the whooping crane Grus americana (EN), the nationally threatened bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus, peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus, and trumpeter swan Cygnus buccinator.

    Yellowstone National Park, United States

  • Ecological observation on the endangered whitebellied sea eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster (Gmelin) in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • A rich avifauna is present with over 270 species recorded, including green peafowl Pavo muticus (VU), two species of jungle fowl Gallus gallus and G. varius, reef heron Egretta sacra, dusky grey heron Ardea sumatrana (LR), osprey Pandion haliaetus, Brahminy kite Haliastur indus, white-bellied sea eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster, ruddy kingfisher Halcyon coromanda and frigate bird Fregatta ariel.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • The region is an Endemic Bird Area with, on the coast, jackass penguin Spheniscus demersens, blue crane Anthropoides paradiseus, Cape vulture Gyps coprotheres, black eagle Aquila verreauxii, martial eagle Polemaetus bellicosus, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, black harrier Circus maurus, lanner falcon Falco biarmicus and lesser kestrel Falco naumanni.

    Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa

  • Bald eagle ( '' Haliaeetus leucocephalus '') molting to adult plumage, United States.

    Puget lowland forests

  • There is a rich diversity of birds which include turkey vulture (Cathartes aura), bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), seabirds, numerous shorebirds, and waterfowl.

    Puget lowland forests

  • The blacknecked crane Grus nigricollis (VU) is seen on migration. 86 animals are under state protection which in addition to the above include Chinese stump-tailed macaque Macaca thibetana, takin Budorcus taxicolor, bearded vulture Gypaetus barbatus, Chinese hazel-grouse Tetrastes sewerzowi, pheasant grouse Tetraophasis obscurus, black stork Ciconia nigra, Pallas's sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus and golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos.

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China

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