White-Tailed Eagle

Description: Larger than the Golden Eagle, the White-Tailed Eagle has a characteristic peculiarity in flight – long and broad ‘rectangular’ wings, a fairly small head, and a broad and short cuneiform tail. The coloration in adults is the shades of red-brown, the head is brownish ocher or whitish, the quills are dark red-brown, and the tail is pure white. The length is 70-98 cm, and the weight is 3-6.5 kg.

Habitat: The bird resides in the tall trees convenient for nesting, by the lake or riverside, away from human interference. It is listed in the Red Books of Russia and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

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