Common birds of Snohomish County

March 27, 2012
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Bald eagle
Habitat: Usually found near water, frequently in large trees
Size: Length 31 inches; wingspan 80 inches
Fact: Given the choice, bald eagles prefer to let other birds do their fishing for them. They will steal catches from other birds such as osprey. Click here to see a video of a bald eagle stealing a fish from an osprey.

(Associated Press)

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