sea eagle

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sea eagle

n.
Any of various fish-eating eagles or similar birds, such as the bald eagle or the osprey.

sea eagle

n
(Animals) any of various fish-eating eagles that live near the sea, esp Haliaetus albicilla (European sea eagle or white-tailed eagle) having a brown plumage and white tail

sea′ ea`gle


n.
any of several large eagles of the genus Haliaeetus, that usu. feed on fish.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea eagle - large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for yearssea 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
2.sea eagle - any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
genus Haliaeetus, Haliaeetus - a genus of Accipitridae
Haliaeetus pelagicus, Kamchatkan sea eagle, Stellar's sea eagle - found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific
ern, erne, European sea eagle, gray sea eagle, grey sea eagle, Haliatus albicilla, white-tailed sea eagle - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
fishing eagle, Haliaeetus leucorhyphus - of southeast Europe and central Asia
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Breathe in the fresh sea air as you wander along pristine beaches, or spot white-tailed sea eagles soaring across the skyline.
TWO more magnificent white-tailed sea eagles have been found dead - one of them poisoned.
Age was classified by physical appearance as nestling, juvenile, or adult (including immature and subadult white-tailed sea eagles [Haliaeetus albicilla]).
Fifteen white-tailed sea eagles were released last month and William Fraser, chairman of Gairloch and Poolewe branch of the Crofting Foundation, said he believed the birds responsible for the killings.
There is currently a big programme under way to re-introduce white-tailed sea eagles to the Western Isles of Scotland.
They say the thieves raid the nests of ospreys, golden eagles and white-tailed sea eagles.
Spot minke whales, white-tailed sea eagles, dolphins, porpoise, basking sharks, seals and numerous species of seabirds.
TWO amateur photographers were fined yesterday for recklessly disturbing a pair of rare white-tailed sea eagles on the Isle of Mull.
Predation by white-tailed sea eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) occurred in 4 cases (2.
The white-tailed sea eagles, which arrived from Norway in June, were released from a secret location in Fife.