fishing eagle

Fishhawk Fish"hawk`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The osprey ({Pandion halia["e]tus}), found both in Europe and America; -- so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also {fishing eagle}, and {bald buzzard}. [1913 Webster]

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