White-breasted sea eagle (species: Haliaeetus leucogaster) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Haliaeetus leucogaster
White-breasted sea eagle

©Leo: A White-bellied Sea-Eagle patrolling the coastline at Pambula
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Haliaeetus
Species Haliaeetus leucogaster
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Domm, S. (1977). Sea birds and waders of the Lizard Island area, The Sunbird, 8: 1-8. LIRS catalog number 4.
  • Smith, G.C. (1985). An analysis of prey remnants from osprey Pandion haliaetus and white-bellied sea-eagle Haliaetus leucogaster feeding roosts, Emu, 85: 198-200. LIRS catalog number 173.
  • Smith, G.C. (1987). The birds of Eagle Island, a tropical sand cay on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, The Sunbird, 17(1): 1-11. LIRS catalog number 245.
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