sea eagle

noun

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 The zoo plans to keep some of those old enclosures for historical purposes but also add new habitats to the area, including a raptor habitat highlighting the Steller’s sea eagle. Christine Condon, Washington Post, 29 Aug. 2022 Over a two-year period, Stella, the Steller’s sea eagle, has been spotted in locations across the United States and Canada. Marina Wang, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Aug. 2022 The Steller’s sea eagle arrived in Maine in late December after a brief stop in Massachusetts more than a month ago. Patrick Whittle, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Jan. 2022 The peripatetic sea eagle wasn’t 2021’s only extralimital. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Speaking of eagles, the Steller’s sea eagle that appeared in the Maclaren River area in the fall of 2020 evidently continued his long distance traveling. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Feb. 2022 This sea eagle is one of the largest raptors in the world, weighing up to 20 pounds with a wingspan of up to 8 feet! Michael Hollan, Fox News, 23 Feb. 2022 Fox News reported in December that a Steller’s sea eagle perched in a tree branch along the Taunton River in Massachusetts. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 23 Feb. 2022 The Steller’s sea eagle arrived in Maine in late December after a brief stop in Massachusetts more than a month ago. Patrick Whittle, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sea eagle

1668, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

7 Sep 2022

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“Sea eagle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20eagle. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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