tawny eagle


Definition of tawny eagle

  1. 1 :  a brownish eagle (Aquila rapax) with varied purplish and rufous feathers on the back found in Africa and parts of Asia and rarely in Europe

  2. 2 :  an eagle of the Indian peninsula that is smaller than but usually considered a variety (Aquila rapax vindiana) of the African tawny eagle

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