short-toed eagle

short-toed eagle
noun
any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles
Syn: ↑harrier eagle
Hypernyms: ↑hawk
Member Holonyms: ↑Circaetus, ↑genus Circaetus

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short-toed eagle «SHRT TOHD,
a hawk of Europe, Asia, and Africa that lives mainly on snakes, hunting for them by hovering over forest and grassland hillsides.

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