The White-Bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is a magnificent bird found in all states of Australia and also in India, Papua New Guinea, parts of Asia and the Solomon Islands. It is often seen soaring in majestic circles but when it sights potential prey it can quickly switch to power dive mode. Those powerful talons easily lift medium sized fish or waterbirds from the water. It spans up to 2m, with females a little larger. Not quite as big as the Wedge-tailed Eagle. In Kakadu National Park and on the Western Arnhem Land Plateau it is known as Marrawuddi.

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