American bald eagle
Definition of American bald eagle
: bald eagle … treated this winter to the rare sight of an adult American bald eagle, soaring with wings spread six feet wide, perched in a tree or a vacant osprey nest near the shore, or resting on ice floes as the tide carries them along. — Peter Boody, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2005
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