Other Names: White-breasted Sea Eagle, "Manly Sea Eagle" (NRL)
Family: Accipitridae (Osprey, Hawks, Eagles, 18 species in Australia)
Size: F 80-85 cm, M 75-77 cm, wingspan 190 cm approx
Distribution: Coasts all around Australia and inland in some places of Eastern Australia up to 1000 km
Status: Moderately Common
Habitat: Large rivers, fresh and saline lakes, reservoirs, coastal seas, islands.
References: Simpson and Day, Reader's Digest
The White-Bellied Sea-Eagle is Australia's second largest bird of prey after the Wedge-Tailed Eagle. It is the mascot of the National Rugby League (NRL) team the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW. High Resolution (3008 x 2000)
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW. High Resolution (1868 x 1782)
Artwork: John Gould, 'The Birds of Australia', 1848. Original Scanned Image.
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