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Sea eagles
Bald eagle
(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Haliaeetus
Savigny, 1809

The sea eagle is any bird of prey in the genus Haliaeetus. Obviously, they eat fish. They are also called ernes or erns.


  • White-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
  • Sanford's sea eagle (Haliaeetus sanfordi)
  • African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
  • Madagascar fish eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
  • Pallas's fish eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus)
  • White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
  • Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
  • Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)

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