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  • n. Alternative spelling of sea eagles; plural form of sea-eagle.

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Examples

  • Nearly all the rivers are exceptionally unpolluted spawning grounds for this key food source which sustains the very large populations of brown bears, sea otters, Steller's sea-eagles and dozens of other marine and terrestrial animals.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation

  • Bored with the sea watch, most of us looked at other birds in the surrounding remnant forest - resident sea-eagles, scarlet minivets, tiny falconets, dollarbirds doing their aerial dance that earned them their other name: rollers.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Porpoises, snow-white terns sitting on drifting wood, sea-eagles, ospreys, sea-snakes, sails, the smudge of steamer-smoke and its ten-mile plume, sunlit isles and speckless sky, with no sound save the purring of the engine and the prattle of the water against the bows — a catalogue of the commonplace, and yet stimulative of entertainment and content.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • Why, wretch, to what sacred feast are you inviting the vultures and the sea-eagles?

    The Birds

  • And they wailed aloud, more carelessly than birds, sea-eagles or vultures of crooked claws, whose younglings the country folk have taken from the nest, ere yet they are fledged.

    Book XVI

  • And when I hear the call of the gulls or the sea-eagles over my head, I must leap up to meet them till I can hardly tell what is my right element, is it the high air or is it the loosened spring-tide!

    Three Wonder Plays

  • Hawks and sea-eagles are quickly attracted to the spot, but only hover on the outskirts of the revolving coil, occasionally snapping up a prize.

    British Borneo Sketches of Brunai, Sarawak, Labuan, and North Borneo

  • And they wailed aloud, more ceaselessly than birds, sea-eagles or vultures of crooked claws, whose younglings the country folk have taken from the nest, ere yet they are fledged.

    The Odyssey

  • They went along to the great cage of the sea-eagles.

    Macleod of Dare

  • This desert, around which hovered gulls, sea-swallows, and sea-eagles, had been for several weeks the abode of the fugitives, Dion and Barine.

    Cleopatra — Volume 08

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