sea eagle


Definition of sea eagle

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

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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, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 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, "The Newest National Parks Around the World," 3 May 2018 Participants had the thrill of seeing a Steller’s sea eagle, a huge yellow-beaked creature that dwarfs a bald eagle. Neal Templin, WSJ, "What’s a Tough Call in Bird Watching? Identifying a Gull," 1 Apr. 2018 But the birds reign here, including a Steller's sea eagle, one of the largest eagle species, with a wing-span of up to 8 feet; and a Eurasian eagle owl, which can weigh up to 9 pounds, the world's heaviest owl. Susan Glaser,, "Bird-watching in Pittsburgh: National Aviary highlights unusual, intelligent feathered friends (photos)," 20 Dec. 2017

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1668, in the meaning defined above

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