Other Names: Sea Eagle, Erne
Distribution: Siberia and Scandinavia in summer; parts of central Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia in winter. A nonmigratory population exists in eastern Europe.
Size: 76-92 cm in length with a 190-240 cm wingspan.
Plumage: This species has broad "barn door" wings distinctive of the species, a large head and a large thick beak. The adult is mainly grayish-brown except for the slightly paler head and neck, blackish flight feathers, and white tail. Some may have white-bordered mantle feathers. In juveniles, the tail and bill are darker, with the tail becoming white with a dark terminal band in sub-adults. All bare parts are yellow in color, including both the bill and the legs.