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Sea Eagle

The sea eagle is a bird of prey of the Accipitridae family and, as the name suggests, is generally found in and around sea and coastal areas. There are eight different species of sea eagle, varying in size and weight, including the bald eagle and the white-tailed eagle. Even though the name ‘white-tailed eagle’ only refers to one species, several actually have white tails, which they gain when they reach adulthood. The wing span of a sea eagle is generally between two and two-and-a-half metres.

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