sea eagle


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

Examples of sea eagle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steller’s sea eagles are rare Arctic birds with bright orange beaks, and their native range is typically China, Japan, Korea and the east coast of Russia. The New York Times Elaine Chen Emily Anthes, New York Times, 18 May 2023 Trips to the Trollfjord often double as sea eagle safaris, but keen birdwatchers should take a dedicated trip in an inflatable RIB boat. David Nikel, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023 The Steller's sea eagle is back! Kate Armanini,, 8 Feb. 2023 No one knows how long the Steller’s sea eagle will stick around this time. Kate Armanini,, 8 Feb. 2023 The Steller’s sea eagle is one of the largest birds of prey in the world, with a wingspan of up to 8 feet, according to National Geographic. Sage Marshall, Field & Stream, 7 Feb. 2023 Pease says the lost sea eagle drew tourists who may have never visited before. Marina Wang, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Aug. 2022 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sea eagle was in 1668

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“Sea eagle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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