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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 <email@example.com> 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).