Re: Sea eagle and carrion

Subject: Re: Sea eagle and carrion
From: "Frank O'Connor" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 00:28:54 +0800

Colin Driscoll asked :

> My wife & daughter saw a large eagle feeding
> on kangaroo road kill near Cooranbong this
> long weekend and their description of the
> eagle could only match the White-bellied
> Sea Eagle- enormous with a white head and
> chest as it rose from the road. I didn't know
> that these birds fed on carrion. Any one else
> seen this?

Quite a few years ago I saw a White-bellied Sea-Eagle feeding on a dead sheep in a paddock near Albany.

Frank O'Connor           Birding WA
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