Tagged: White-tailed Sea Eagle

The feathers are flying!

White-tailed Eagles fighting over a fish.

The white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) or white-tailed sea-eagle,  one of the species seen and photographed during my trip to Japan in February,  2016.   The white-tailed is among the largest,  and has the greatest wingspan,  of all the world’s eagle species.    Widely distributed throughout Eurasia,  fortunately it isn’t considered endangered despite historically being hunted in the ... Read more


White-tailed Eagle, Hokkaido, Japan

White-tailed Eagle with fish, Hokkaido, Japan.

The white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla),  also known as the white-tailed sea eagle,  banks hard in flight with a fish clenched between it’s talons.    This species is fairly widely distributed,  being seen from Greenland through to Southern China, and not considered to be endangered.    The birds tend to be migratory,  wintering in Japan among other ... Read more