Definition of Haliaeetus leucocephalus. Meaning of Haliaeetus leucocephalus. Synonyms of Haliaeetus leucocephalus

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Definition of Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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.
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald 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 (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with...
- reference to the white-tailed eagle) is any of the birds of prey in the genus Haliaeetus in the bird of prey family Accipitridae. Sea eagles vary in size, from...
- nesting. They are considered a close cousin of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), which occupies a similar niche in North America. The first formal...
- due to major efforts to prevent extinction, the bald eagle, or Haliaeetus leucocephalus is now under the category of Least Concern on the red list. A present-day...
- Retrieved 12 August 2012. "Polish Birds Directory: White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)". birds.poland.pl. Archived from the original on 16 June 2008...
- (Cyanocitta stelleri) Dark-e**** junco (Junco hyemalis) Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Crescent trout (Oncorhynchus clarki crescenti) Beardslee trout...
- Retrieved 9 August 2010. "Polish Birds Directory: White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)". birds.poland.pl. Archived from the original on 16 June 2008...
- eagle, Ictinaetus malayensis Genus Haliaeetus White-tailed eagle, Haliaeetus albicilla Bald eagle, H. leucocephalus Steller's sea eagle, H. pelagicus African...
- Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in flight with primaries spread to decrease drag and improve lift...
- eagle symbol), completing it. Vitória (Victory) is a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), trained by André Rodrigues since April 2011. The original eagle...
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