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Re: BALD EAGLE! yikes!

I always thought the "bald" was inappropriate - they obviously aren't bald (?) 
and if anything the white feathers would suggest George Washington's wig.  :-)

I like the slang term alot of people use
for this bird - 'American eagle.'

btw, haven't seen it this morning -
I've been outside a lot watching ....

--- On Fri, 9/4/09, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
> > Hmmm, after looking at the
> meaning of Haliaeetus leucocephalus, I feel
> > White-Headed Sea Eagle would be a more impressive name
> than Bald
> > Eagle.
> And indeed, that's done in German (Weißkopfseeadler).