white-tailed sea eagle


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Noun1.white-tailed sea eagle - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tailwhite-tailed sea eagle - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
sea eagle - any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
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And in about an hour the little bird came back with six different kinds of eagles: a Black Eagle, a Bald Eagle, a Fish Eagle, a Golden Eagle, an Eagle-Vulture, and a White-tailed Sea Eagle. Twice as high as the boy they were, each one of them.
We saw seals basking on the rocks, red deer and feral goats on the hillsides, and a magnificent white-tailed sea eagle, the biggest bird in Britain with a 9ft wingspan.
However, experiences of similar projects in Scotland and Northern Ireland suggest lamb predation is not an issue - unlike with re-introductions of the White-Tailed Sea Eagle.
More than two-thirds are thought to represent the golden eagle and the remainder the white-tailed sea eagle.
The Department of Agriculture confirmed avian influenza subtype H5N6 was diagnosed in a dead white-tailed sea eagle in County Tipperary.
Ulva also has two moorings for boats as the area is popular with yachties, but the island is most treasured by twitchers and sea life enthusiasts; it is home to 123 different bird species, including the white-tailed sea eagle, and its coast is alive with Minke whales, porpoises and dolphins.
White-tailed Sea Eagle Sona featured in the show as a chick when pushed out of her Scotland nest by an intruding bird.
Common name Weight at Weight at Weight admission, kg retrieval, kg variation, % Harris hawk 0.74 0.7 -5.4 Harris hawk 0.55 0.63 14.6 0.63 0.6 -4.8 Gyr falcon 0.98 1.08 10.1 Gyr-saker falcon 0.7 0.7 0 Gyr-saker falcon 1.09 1.2 10.1 1.12 1.15 2.7 Gyr-saker falcon 0.68 0.61 -10.3 Northern goshawk 0.68 0.67 -1.5 Northern goshawk 0.85 0.8 -5.9 Northern goshawk 0.75 0.82 9.3 Peregrine falcon 0.56 0.56 0 Peregrine falcon 0.62 0.64 3.2 Saker falcon 0.97 1.0 3.1 White-tailed sea eagle 5.08 4.65 -8.5 Table 3.
As well as the golden eagle - those in luck may also catch sight of the even bigger white-tailed sea eagle, not resident on the island, but an occasional visitor - Arran's other signature raptor is Britain's smallest falcon.
He also was "privileged" to see a white-tailed sea eagle near Loch Ewe in Scotland and an otter in Applecross, Scotland.
Reproduction of the White-tailed Sea Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla (L.) in Sweden, in relation to food and residue levels of organochlorine and mercury compounds in the eggs.
As well as the mighty golden eagle - and those in luck may also catch sight of the even bigger white-tailed sea eagle, not resident on the island, but an occasional visitor - Arran's other signature raptor is Britain's smallest falcon.