fishing eagle


Definition of fishing eagle

: any of several rather large birds of prey that commonly feed on fishes: such as
a : osprey
b : a large eagle (Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus) of tropical Asia that resembles the osprey in habits
c : a large eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus) of southeast Europe and central Asia that ranges southward to northern India and Burma

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