Stellers Sea-Eagle

Other Names: Pacific Eagle, White-shouldered Eagle

Distribution: coastal regions around the Sea of Okhotsk, and occasionally found in Korea and northern Japan.


Size: 85-94 cm in height with a 195-230 cm wingspan. Females weigh 6.8-9 kg while males weigh 4.9-6 kg.

Plumage: Dark brown to black feathers covering most of the body, with clearly offset white mantle, rump, and tail feathers. Juveniles are mottled dark brown with a slightly lighter brown coloration on the underside. Both have black eyes with yellow eyelids, short black legs, and a short, compressed, hooked yellow beak with a white base.

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Stellers Sea-Eagle