Definition of Haliaeetus leucocephalus. Meaning of Haliaeetus leucocephalus. Synonyms of Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Definition of Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucocephalusEagle 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
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
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. Haliaeetus leucocephalusBald eagle Bald" ea"gle (Zo["o]l.)
The white-headed eagle (Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus) of
America. The young, until several years old, lack the white
feathers on the head.
Note: The bald eagle is represented in the coat of arms, and
on the coins, of the United States.
Meaning of Haliaeetus leucocephalus from wikipedia
- The bald eagle
, from Gr**** ἅλς, hals "sea", αἰετός aietos
"eagle", λευκός, leukos
"white", κεφαλή, kephalē "head") is a bird...
- Sea eagles Temporal
range: Late Eocene
cl****ification Kingdom: Animalia
- nesting. They are considered
a close cousin
of the bald eagle
), which occupies
a similar niche
America. The first
- New Zealand
sp. Nigeria Eagle, Black Crowned Crane Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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it. Vitória (Victory) is a bald eagle
by André Rodrigues since April
2011. The original
- due to major efforts
extinction, the bald eagle, or Haliaeetus leucocephalus
is now under
of Least Concern
on the red list. A present-day...
- Bald eagle
) in flight
with primaries spread
drag and improve
- European robin Erithacus rubecula
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Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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- (Cyanocitta stelleri) Dark-e**** junco
(Junco hyemalis) Bald eagle
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- the family
from a nesting
bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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