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- n. a genus of Accipitridae
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I guess it will be a long time in coming. haliaeetus
The golden eagle is aquila chrysaetos; the bald eagle is haliaeetus leucocephalus and never the twain shall interbreed.
In matters of ornithology, I bow to Professor Shockley and salute his haliaeetus leucocephalus with apologies.
Pandion haliaeetus, White-tailed eagle Haliaeetus albicilla, and Common crane Grus grus are among the list of the lost species that have returned (Whitlock 1953).
“Whatever the situation,” she said, jingling her keys some more, “the Hollywood sign is an extremely poor habitat for any bird, let alone the haliaeetus leucocephalus.