short-toed eagle

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to short-toed eagle: harpy eagle, golden eagle
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for short-toed eagle

any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles

References in periodicals archive ?
The short-toed eagle, normally seen only in southern Europe and Africa, was first sighted on the Isles of Scilly by Mr Andrew Vinson, aged 22.
The project will look at six important bird species in the region: the lesser spotted eagle, short-toed eagle, golden eagle, eagle owl, black stork and Tengmalm s owl.
Along with the breathtaking Imperial Eagle they also enjoyed the spectacle of thousands of the large soaring raptors, the buzzards, black kites, short-toed eagles, Montagu's Harriers, flocks of black and white Storks and groups of common cranes.
The sanctuary is also home to migratory birds like demoiselle cranes, harriers and short-toed eagles.