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European sea eagle


a bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland


animal noun (animals and microorganisms)


European sea eagles

Type of:

sea eagle » eagle » bird of prey » bird

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


Haliaeetus albicilla [species] | ern | erne | gray sea eagle [American spelling] | grey sea eagle [British spelling] | sea eagle | white-tailed eagle | white-tailed sea eagle | H. albicilla [abbreviation, species] | Haliatus albicilla [nonstandard, species]

Definition references  (+images)


White-tailed Eagle | Sea Eagle | Erne | Ern | White-tailed Sea-eagle | Haliaeetus albicilla [species] | Falco albicilla [Linnaeus, 1758, species] | Haliaeetus albicilla albicilla [Linnaeus, 1758, species] | Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicus [Linnaeus, 1758, species]

a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes other raptors such as hawks, kites, and harriers. It's considered a close cousin of the Bald Eagle and occupies the same ecological niche, but in Eurasia. The White-tailed Eagle is a very ... (43 of 3867 words, 9 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/White-tailed Eagle

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Zachodniopomorskie [province, Poland] | Województwo Zachodniopomorskie [Polish] | Haliaeetus albicilla [species]

województwo, northwestern Poland. Created in 1999 as part of Poland's provincial reorganization, it comprises the former provinces of Szczecin and ... (20 of 842 words, 1 image)



Haliaeetus albicilla | Haliaeetus [genus]

A taxonomic species within the genus Haliaeetus -- the white-tailed eagle. (10 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Haliaeetus albicilla

Random House Dictionary:

gray sea eagle | white-tailed sea eagle [synonym]

a grayish-brown sea eagle, "Haliaetus albicilla", of the Old World and Greenland, having a white tail. (16 of 24 words)


Collins Dictionary:

sea eagle | white-tailed eagle

any of various fish-eating eagles that live near the sea, especially "Haliaetus albicilla" (European sea eagle or white-tailed eagle) having a brown ... (22 of 258 words, 2 usage examples)



erne | eagle [synonym]

"eagle" ; especially, a long-winged sea eagle (Haliäetus albicilla) with a short white wedge-shaped tail (15 of 50 words, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

sea eagle | erne [literary]

a large Eurasian fish-eating eagle that frequents coasts and wetlands.; Genus Haliaetus, family Accipitridae: several species, in particular the ... (19 of 49 words)



Syllabification: (erne) | [literary] | the sea eagle. (6 of 36 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/erne

New World Dictionary:

erne | ern

a sea eagle; especially, the European white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) which lives near the sea, lakes, or rivers (18 of 48 words, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:


Any of several sea eagles, especially "Haliaeetus albicilla", of Europe. (10 of 29 words, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

erne | ernes [plural] | ern: erns [plural] | ern: ern [plural] | erns [plural] | ern [plural] | Haliaeetus albicilla [Latin]

a long-winged sea eagle. Native to: Europe. (7 of 38 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861609039​/definition​.html  [offline]

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