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Eagle hawk
Eagle Ea"gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark-colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. Aquiline.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera Aquila and Hali[ae]etus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysa["e]tus); the imperial eagle of Europe (A. mogilnik or imperialis); the American bald eagle (Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (H. albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle. 2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars. 3. (Astron.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila. 4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people. Though the Roman eagle shadow thee. --Tennyson. Note: Some modern nations, as the United States, and France under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for an emblem a double-headed eagle. Bald eagle. See Bald eagle. Bold eagle. See under Bold. Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty dollars. Eagle hawk (Zo["o]l.), a large, crested, South American hawk of the genus Morphnus. Eagle owl (Zo["o]l.), any large owl of the genus Bubo, and allied genera; as the American great horned owl (Bubo Virginianus), and the allied European species (B. maximus). See Horned owl. Eagle ray (Zo["o]l.), any large species of ray of the genus Myliobatis (esp. M. aquila). Eagle vulture (Zo["o]l.), a large West African bid (Gypohierax Angolensis), intermediate, in several respects, between the eagles and vultures.

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- hawk-eagle, N. alboniger Javan hawk-eagle, N. bartelsi (Northern) Philippine hawk-eagle, N. philippensis Pinsker's hawk-eagle (Southern Philippine hawk-eagle)...
- The ornate hawk-eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) is a fairly large bird of prey from the tropical Americas. Formerly, some authorities referred to this species...
- The changeable hawk-eagle or crested hawk-eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus) is a large bird of prey species of the family Accipitridae. More informal or antiquated...
- Central America. In Brazil, the harpy eagle is also known as royal-hawk (in Portuguese: gavião-real). The harpy eagle was first described by Linnaeus in...
- The crowned eagle, also known as the African crowned eagle or the crowned hawk-eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) is a large bird of prey found in sub-Saharan...
- hawks and buzzards as well as kites, harriers and eagles. Some authors use "hawk" generally for any small to medium Accipitrid that is not an eagle....
- The mountain hawk-eagle or, alternately, Hodgson's hawk-eagle (Nisaetus nipalensis) is a large bird of prey native to Asia. The latter name is in reference...
- African hawk-eagle (Aquila spilogaster) is a large bird of prey. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The African hawk-eagle breeds...
- The Eagle and the Hawk may refer to: The Eagle and the Hawk (1933 film), a war film starring Fredric March and Cary Grant The Eagle and the Hawk (1950...
- The Philippine hawk-eagle or north Philippine hawk-eagle (Nisaetus philippensis), earlier treated under Spizaetus, is a species of bird of prey in the...
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