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Friday, July 29, 2011
Unlike almost any other species, young eagles are highly variable in their plumage before they reach adulthood, particularly on their undersides. They can have a surprising amount of random white feathers scattered throughout. This one fact can help separate the identity of bald eagles from any other bird. They don't develop the familiar white head and tail until their fourth or fifth year.