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Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)
Subject: Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)
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Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)

English: « Aquila pelagica » = Haliaeetus pelagicus (Steller's Sea Eagle)
Français: « Aquila pelagica » = Haliaeetus pelagicus (Pygargue empereur)
Date 1832
Source Kupfertafeln zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel
Author Heinrich von Kittlitz (1799–1874)

Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae found in coastal northeastern Asia and mainly preys on fish and water birds. On average, it is the heaviest eagle in the world, at about 5 to 9 kg, but may be below the harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja) and Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in some standard measurements. This bird is named after the German naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller. Order: Accipitriformes, Family: Accipitridae, Genus: Haliaeetus, Species: Haliaeetus pelagicus (Pallas, 1811), Synonyms: Aquila pelagica (Pallas, 1811).

Scientific Name: Haliaeetus pelagicus (Pallas, 1811)
Common Names: Steller's Sea-eagle, Steller's Sea Eagle, Steller’s Fish-eagle
French: Pygargue empereur German: Riesenseeadler Spanish: Pigargo de Steller, Pigargo Gigante
Taxonomy: Aquila pelagica Pallas, 1811, islands on Sea of Okhotsk.

Steller's sea eagle
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