Definition of sea eagle in English:

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sea eagle

Pronunciation: /sē ˈēɡəl/


A large Eurasian fish-eating eagle that frequents coasts and wetlands.
  • Genus Haliaetus, family Accipitridae: several species, in particular the widespread white-tailed sea eagle (H. albicilla), recently reintroduced to Scotland.
Example sentences
  • This also happens to be where Scotland's most emblematic birds are flying: golden eagles, ospreys, sea eagles, whooper swans, grouse etc.
  • At the moment it is illegal to own eggs stolen from protected birds in Britain, such as ospreys, sea eagles and golden eagles.
  • They face a host of predators, including sea eagles, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, black-backed gulls and rats.

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Syllabification: sea ea·gle

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