Cooperative breeding by the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Neil K. Dawe


609 Willow Street, Parksville, BC  V9P 1A5; e-mail: nkdawe@shaw.ca.


Abstract: An instance of cooperative breeding by the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, is discussed including summary observations of the trio through two nesting seasons. Two other possible instances of cooperative breeding from British Columbia are also discussed.

Key words: Bald Eagle, cooperative breeding, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Vancouver Island


PDFicon Dawe, N.K. 2016. Cooperative breeding by the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. British Columbia Birds 26:35–40. First published online December 2015.

 


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