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sea eagles of the whitsundays
A White Bellied Fish Eagle grows to a 2 meter wingspan and can stand nearly one meter in height A truly majestic raptor!.

A famous Whitsunday local sea bird that is the adopted name of our local football team The Whitsunday Sea Eagles. If you are in the Whitsundays in winter you may be lucky enough to catch a local game of Aussie rules Football.

The sea eagle catches its prey when it comes close enough to the surface of the sea seized with its talons without getting wet. These birds are noticeable by their white head, white rump and under parts and dark grey on the back and wings. In flight the black flight feathers on the wings are easily seen when the bird is viewed from below. The large, hooked bill is grey with a darker tip, and the eye is dark brown. The legs and feet are cream-white, with long black talons (claws). Young Sea-eagles are brown , taking them 4 years to gain the beautiful plumage of their parents.

To many people these are their favorite local Bird so impressive to watch hunting and soaring majestically thought the skys.

Sea Eagle make large nests in trees or on coastal cliffs. The White-Bellied Sea-Eagle feeds mainly off aquatic animals, such as fish, turtles and sea snakes, but it takes birds and mammals as well. It is a skilled hunter, and will attack prey up to the size of a swan. They will harass smaller birds like Ospreys, forcing them to drop any food that they are carrying. Sea-eagles feed alone, in pairs or in family groups.

Local research had found that in the Whitsundays there are approx 40 breeding pairs of Sea Eagles, with one on each island as the birds are very territorial with protecting their feeding grounds. except for Whitsunday Island which is large enough to support two breeding pairs.

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Nov 2014
Chinese delegation explores our Whitsunday region
OPPORTUNITIES for investment in agriculture, aquaculture and property development were high on the agenda when Whitsunday Regional Council hosted a delegation from Chinas Yongning County last week.
Nov 2014
Katy Perry visits The Whitsundays!
POP sensation Katy Perry is currently in Australia on her Prismatic world tour and she has taken time off to visit the Whitsundays.
Nov 2014
Whale shark visits dive site
VISITORS to the Yongala dive site north of the Whitsundays and about 80km from Abbot Point, were extremely lucky to see a whale shark over the weekend.
Nov 2014
Baby Nemos to be born on Daydream
DAYDREAM Island Resort and Spa is preparing to welcome its first set of baby Nemos to the world. Daydreams marine biologists have discovered that one of the resorts six clownfish pairs have laid its first batch of eggs in the Nemoville Lagoon in the iconic Living Reef attraction.


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