Tag: Bald Eagle

Epizootic Vacuolar Myelinopathy of the Central Nervous System of Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and American Coots (Fulica americana)

Bald Eagle () Science Article 1 abstract Unprecedented mortality occurred in bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) at DeGray Lake, Arkansas, during the winters of 1994-1995 and 1996-1997. The first eagles were found dead during November, soon after arrival from fall migration, and deaths continued into January during both episodes. In total, 29 eagles died at or […]

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Haliaeetus leucocephalus | [authority] Linnaeus, 1766 | [UK] Bald Eagle | [FR] Pygargue a tete blanche | [DE] Weisskopf-Seeadler | [ES] Pigargo Americano | [NL] Amerikaanse Zeearend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Haliaeetus are large to very large eagles, with long, broad wings and medium […]