Photo Story: Endangered sea eagle spotted in South Korea

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An endangered white-tailed sea eagle, an endangered species, catches a fish on the Namdaecheon Stream in Gangneung, South Korea, 14 February 2020.

The white-tailed eagle is a very large species of sea eagle widely distributed across temperate Eurasia.

The White-tailed Eagle is also the largest and strongest eagle in Europe and very impressive with its board-like and almost rectangular wings and a wingspan of up to 2.4 metres. The birds breed on the coast as well as on large, wooded inland lakes and rivers in northern Europe and occur in Switzerland as very rare winter visitors.

 

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