| Have you experienced the magestic seaeagle? A high prosentage of the worlds population of seaeagles are in Northern Norway. It is a wonderful animal, the eagle and more of the sealife in Lofoten can be enjoyed on board the Zodiac from Henningsvær.
Facts about the seaeagle
A fully grown up sea eagle can have a wingspan up to 2.5 meters…
-The tail is dark brown at birth, but after 5-6 years becomes white.
-Normally they lay two eggs each year, but they often raise only one offspring.
-They can live to over 30 years old.
-Sea eagles mate for life.
-They sometimes take a “year off” from breeding, usually when food is scarce.
-It is the largest bird of prey in Norway.
-Mostly the eagles feed on fish, but they also eat small animals.
-Norway has exported sea eagles to Ireland and Scotland.
-They can be up to one meter tall.
-Both the female and the male incubate the eggs.
-Norway has the largest population of sea eagles in the world.
-Half the world’s sea eagles are believed to live in Norway and half of those live along the coast of Nordland County.
-Their head and chest plumage becomes lighter the older they get.