Definition of hawk eagle in English:

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noun

  • A small tropical eagle with broad wings and a long tail, and typically a crest.
    • Genera Spizaetus and Spizastur, family Accipitridae: several species
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    • Each spring, plants begin to bud and birds of prey such as golden eagles and mountain hawk eagles are propagating.
    • Black hawk eagles are black overall in color, but have a bushy crest with white feathers.
    • My dream trip is night hawk-hunting for spring hare with African hawk eagles in Zimbabwe.

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