Definition of Haliatus albicilla
1. Noun. Bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland.
Generic synonyms: Sea Eagle
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Literary usage of Haliatus albicilla
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1. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A...description of Man and Nature in the by Georg Hartwig (1877)
"Among the raptorial birds of the Arctic regions, the sea-eagle (Haliatus albicilla) holds a conspicuous rank. At his approach the gull and the auk conceal ..."
2. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge by Smithsonian Institution (1859)
"Haliatus albicilla, SELBY, Brit. Orn. I, 18. " " GOULD, Birds of Europe, I, 1832, pi. x. " CASSIN, Syn. NA Birds (Illust. Birds of Cal.), 1854, p. 111. ..."