Eagle, White-bellied Sea Eagle
An imposing eagle of the coast and large inland waterbodies. Patrols beaches and inshore habitats including coastal reaches of rivers. Cam soar to great heights. A generalist carnivore, mostly seen taking fish from the surface. Also scavenges on carion. Very sensitive to human disturbance when breeding.
|Classifications:||Bird, water and shoreline|
|Family:||Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks & Eagles)|
|Information sources:||The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al|