Definition of Tawny eagle

1. Noun. Brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia.

Exact synonyms: Aquila Rapax
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Jove, Eagle
Group relationships: Aquila, Genus Aquila



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawny Eagle

tawked
tawking
tawks
tawn
tawneys
tawnier
tawnies
tawniest
tawnily
tawniness
tawninesses
tawny
tawny-breasted tinamou
tawny-breasted tinamous
tawny-owl
tawny eagle (current term)
tawny owl
tawny owls
tawpie
tawpies
taws
tawse
tawsed
tawses
tawsing
tawt
tawted
tawtie
tawtier
tawtiest

Literary usage of Tawny eagle

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1. On Safari: Big Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies in Bird Live by Abel Chapman (1908)
"While off-skinning the second, a tawny eagle (Aq. rapax) joined the throng of assembling vultures ... I noticed a single vulture which with its tawny eagle. ..."

2. The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite by Nathan David Thompson (1886)
"THE EAGLE. i tawny Eagle seats his callow brood High on the cliff, aud feasts his youug with blood : On Snowdon's rocks, or Orkney's wide domain. ..."

3. Feathered Favourites: Twelve Coloured Pictures of British Birds by Joseph Wolf (1854)
"Now the chain is o'er thee cast: From thy heart the blood flows fast, —Woe for gifted souls and high ! Is not such their destiny ? BARBAULD. HE tawny Eagle ..."

4. Wild Spain (España Agreste): Records of Sport with Rifle, Rod, and Gun by Abel Chapman, Walter John Buck (1893)
"The grounds for this opinion are that the bird -we consider to be the tawny eagle is of different type and build, besides being of a darker and richer ..."

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