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fish eagle

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(Animals) another name for the osprey
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Noun1.fish eagle - large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for yearsfish eagle - large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
genus Pandion, Pandion - type genus of the Pandionidae
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According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), the common leopard, snow leopard, Ladakh urial, greater spotted eagle, fish eagle, houbara bustard, crowned river turtle, Indian soft-shell turtle and many other mammals, birds and reptiles in Pakistan are 'vulnerable'.
A fish eagle dived down with its talons outstretched, as if to try and catch a nice big fish.
By: Nancy Ragab ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - 28 August 2017 : The African Fish Eagle is a tough bird that feeds mostly on fish as its name suggests; having the unique ability to fly in a single position before flying eagerly and precisely towards its catch.
Nothando begins to imitate the movements of some of the animals, like the elephant, the lion, the fish eagle, the baboon and the snake.
Mark French of Falconry Days with Zambezi the African Fish Eagle at The Bellingham Show in Northumberland
It was challenging in the wind, but our effort was rewarded when, with a huge splash, a fish eagle crashed into the lake in front of us, rising again with a fish clutched in its talons.
NIGHT Drinks in the bush where the hyena, jackal and African fish eagle call.
The crew of a cargo vessel bound for Taiwan was surprised to find a juvenile osprey, commonly called fish eagle, perched near the bow of the vessel on Nov.
The northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is known for the Greater Flamingo, Cormorant and Fish Eagle, as well as Lotus, Crimean, and Mangrove trees.
Peter Rimmer's Cry of the Fish Eagle begins in 1943 with Flying Officer, pilot, Rupert Pengelly shouting "For God's sake, JUMP
Dubai: An unusually large variety of birds, including the seldom-seen osprey, or fish eagle, has been spotted around dam lakes in Dubai recently, according to a new survey.
Ospreys - sometimes known as the sea hawk, fish eagle, river hawk or fish hawk - breed for the first time at four or fiveyears-old and form faithful pairs for the rest of their lives.