sea eagle

Definitions of sea eagle
  1. noun
    large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
    synonyms: Pandion haliaetus, fish eagle, fish hawk, osprey
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    type of:
    hawk
    diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  2. noun
    any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
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    types:
    Haliaeetus pelagicus, Kamchatkan sea eagle, Stellar's sea eagle
    found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific
    European sea eagle, Haliatus albicilla, ern, erne, gray sea eagle, grey sea eagle, white-tailed sea eagle
    bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
    Haliaeetus leucorhyphus, fishing eagle
    of southeast Europe and central Asia
    type of:
    bird of Jove, eagle
    any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
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