A juvenile Bald Eagle munches on its breakfast near Ucluelet’s 52 Steps Dock on Saturday around 8:30 a.m. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Eagle enjoys big breakfast in Ucluelet

The large bird was spotted munching on a fish carcass near 52 Steps Dock around 8:30 a.m.

A juvenile Bald Eagle scored a big breakfast in Ucluelet on Saturday.

The large bird was spotted munching on a fish carcass near 52 Steps Dock around 8:30 a.m.

Juveniles are easy to identify from adults because of the dark feathers on their heads. Bald Eagles do not grow their distinctive white plumage until they’re around four or five years old.

Eagles are familiar features of the West Coast landscape causing BC Hydro to install special diverters on local power lines.

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