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bateleur eagle

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bateleur

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(Animals) an African crested bird of prey, Terathopius ecaudatus, with a short tail and long wings: subfamily Circaetinae, family Accipitridae (hawks, etc)
[C19: from French bateleur juggler]
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I HAD an unusual call this week from the local bird of prey centre which had a bateleur eagle with a watery eye.
Others which have fled their quarters include a red river hog, an ibis, a Bateleur eagle, a macaw and a Madagascan teal.
But as Mr Ashcroft packed up his display at the end of the festival, two of the birds - a grey owl and bateleur eagle - were stolen from the back of his van.
But as Mr Ashcroft packed up his display on Sunday, two of the birds - a grey owl and bateleur eagle - were stolen from the back of his van.
Bateleur Capital, a specialist fund management company, secured the entire 6,364 s/f ninth floor at 597 Fifth-Avenue.
At one of the falconry shows Saturday, Beauchamp, a self-proclaimed "bird lover," was enthralled by the augur buzzard, Barbary falcon, steppe eagle and Bateleur eagle that Las Vegas-based bird and animal handler Joe Krathwohl showed off to a crowd of about 250 people.
In Shona cosmology, eagles, particularly the bateleur eagle (Shona: chapungu), travel between heaven and earth carrying messages linking the ancestors with God (Hall 1905; Franklin 1933).
In 2003 Out of Africa Adventurous Safaris was under investigation for the export of a number of bateleur eagles to a sheik in the United Arab Emirates--and guess who was linked to facilitating the export?
As I listen to Maina, Rotich and one of the camp's chefs, Evans Ondara, give spirited talks to staff from Kichwa Tembo and the adjacent Bateleur Camp about a variety of foodstuffs, a family of warthogs ambles about in the background.
The 18-year-old lost his 7lb claim after a winning ride on veteran sprinter Bateleur in the 5f handicap for his boss Mick Channon.
South Africa's 1000-kg Denel Systems Bateleur (see chart) is still looking for a development partner, probably from Brazil or India, although links with China are expanding.