sea eagle


Definition of sea eagle

: any of various fish-eating eagles (especially genus Haliaeetus)

Examples of sea eagle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During Vitus Bering’s last expedition, Steller named six species after himself, including the Steller’s jay, Steller’s sea eagle, Steller’s sea lion and Steller’s eider. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Sep. 2020 The real highlight of the season has been the sighting of a Steller’s sea eagle near Maclaren River Lodge. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Sep. 2020 The Steller’s sea eagle is a Russian bird common on the Kamchatka Pennisula and along parts of the Russia coast. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Sep. 2020 Its shores provide homes to many migratory and sea birds, from the largest owl in the world - the endangered Blakiston's fish owl - to the heavy Steller's sea eagle. Author: Simon Denyer, Chris Mooney, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Nov. 2019 During the summer months, see the migration of some 200,000 birds, such as egrets, white-bellied sea eagles, buff banded rails, and white capped noddy’s. Anne Farrar, National Geographic, 19 June 2019 The Steller’s sea eagles live close to water in the wild and build their nests in tall trees or rocky cliffs up to 100 feet in the air, Colahan said. Saja Hindi, The Denver Post, 3 June 2019 Snowcapped green mountains, black sand beaches, and steaming volcanoes make up the scenery, along with strikingly diverse wildlife, from sea lions to brown bears to majestic Steller’s sea eagles. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, 7 Dec. 2018 Rent kayaks and summer cottages at Getnö Gård, spot ospreys and sea eagles, or pedal 86 miles of waterfront along gravel roads and rail trails. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, 3 May 2018

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1668, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea eagle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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