fish eagle


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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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Pied kingfishers jack-dive for fish while the call of the majestic African fish eagle pierces the clear blue day.
One egg was broken and an African fish eagle died after three days, but conservationists at the International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent, Glos, have handreared the rest into young adults.
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'.
They also host other unique birds such as the osprey (fish eagle) and the sooty falcon (Falco concolor), an endangered bird that has taken refuge in Hawar Islands to breed and nest.
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
Drinks in the bush where the hyena, jackal and African fish eagle call.
Over 150 different species of birdlife can be found at Imire, including raptors such as the snake eagle, martial eagle and African hawk eagle and water birds such as the fish eagle, green-backed heron, grey heron and kingfishers, plus secretary birds and saddle-billed storks.
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.
They are also called a "sea hawk" and "fish eagle."