How to use Eagles in a sentence
Bald eagles are found only in North America.
They are the home of myriads of sea-birds and one of the nesting-places of the bonxie, or great skua (Lestris cataractes), which used to be fostered by the islanders to keep down the eagles, and the eggs of which are still strictly preserved.
Bard Head (264 ft.), the most southerly point, is a haunt of eagles, at the foot of which is an archway called the Giant's Leg.
Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.
These are small cups deeply and rudely cut with conventional representations of eagles, lions and griffins.Advertisement
The eagles comprise many species, but none to surpass the golden eagle of Europe.
Birds of prey are numerous and include eagles, vultures, kites, ravens and the carrion stork.
By some authors it is referred to the eagles, by others to the buzzards, and by others again to the hawks; but possibly the first of these alliances is the most likely to be true.
It was said Zeus had started two eagles from the opposite extremities and they met there.
Bears, wolves, foxes, goats (kokmet), wild sheep (arkharis), lizards, earth-rats, and a small rodent (teshikan), with ravens, eagles, wild ducks and wild geese are the other varieties principally encountered.Advertisement
When Prussia declined this tempting offer for fear of Russia, Augustus went a step farther and actually suggested that "the four 1 eagles" should divide the banquet between them.
Of birds, eagles, vultures, hawks, owls and quails are common; snipe, curlews, plovers, storks and herons frequent the marshy parts; and the ostrich the desert.
The Mexican military costumes are to be seen in the picture-writings, where the military orders of princes, eagles and tigers are known by their braided hair, eagles' beaks and spotted armour.
The avifauna include - among the birds of prey - the red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, marsh hawk, Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and sparrow hawk; the great horned owl, the barn owl and the screech owl; and bald eagles are not uncommon in the mountainous regions along the larger rivers.
Appointed painter to the emperor, David produced the two notable pictures "The Coronation" (of Josephine) and the "Distribution of the Eagles."Advertisement
Of the remainder many were far from enthusiastic in the cause for which they had perforce to take up arms, and might prove a source of weakness should victory incline to the French eagles.
It was during this struggle that Lord Uxbridge launched two of his cavalry brigades on the enemy; and the "Union brigade" catching the French infantry unawares rode over them, broke them up, and drove them to the bottom of the slope with the loss of two eagles.
The grand cross resembles the badge of the Black Eagle, but is white and the eagles in the corners red, the central medallion bearing the initials W.R.
The badge of the military order is a blue cross with gold uncrowned eagles in the angles; on the topmost arm is the initial F., with a crown; on the other arms the inscription Pour le Merite.
The badge is a red enamelled cross with gold eagles in the angles, bearing in a medallion the mounted effigy of St Alexander Nevsky.Advertisement
Ball thinks that the former legend originated in the Indian practice of sacrificing cattle to the evil spirits when a new mine is opened; birds of prey would naturally carry off the flesh, and might give rise to the tale of the eagles carrying diamonds adhering to the meat.
It is now generally agreed, however, that it is more closely allied with the eagles than with the vultures, and the sub-family Gypaetinae of the Falconidae has been formed to contain it.
But the great conqueror had left behind him men trained in his school, and eleven years later the eagles of the new Rome again marched to Sicilian victories.
Under the Empire, the statues of the emperors and the eagles of the legions were made refuges against acts of violence.
We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.Advertisement
Among the most characteristic birds may be mentioned eagles, vultures, owls, partridges, bee-eaters and hoopoes; singing birds are on the whole uncommon.
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
Birds are very numerous; they include various eagles, several kinds of heron, the egret, the marabout, the crane and the pelican; turacos or plantain-eaters, are common, as are other brilliantly plumaged birds.
The most important are eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, owls, horn-bills, cranes, pheasants (notably the argus, fire-back and peacock-pheasants), partridges, ravens, crows, parrots, pigeons, woodpeckers, doves, snipe, quail and swallows.
On the other hand, in the Shetlands a fine was exacted for its death, as it was believed to protect the sheep against eagles.
Eagles are often seen, and in the arid and elevated regions crows and ravens are numerous.
Hulagu at Once proceeded to destroy a number of nascent dynasties which endeavoured to establish themselves on the ruins of the Khwarizm Empire; about 1255 he destroyed the dynasty of the i by the capture of their stronghold of Alamut (Eagles Nest), and finally in 1258 captured Bagdad.
Bellew finds in the Gadara the Garuda (eagles) of Sanskrit, who were ever in opposition to the Naga (snakes) of Scythic origin.
Among birds are found bustard and species of sand-grouse and partridge; water-fowl in great variety, which breed on the lakes in summer and migrate to the plains of India in winter; the raven, hawks, eagles and owls, a magpie, and two kinds of chough; and many smaller birds of the passerine order, amongst which are several finches.
Eagles, vultures and other birds of prey are seen soaring high over the highest of the forest-clad ranges.
Geese, ducks and other water fowl frequent the lakes and bays in the migratory season, and eagles, gulls, hawks, kingfishers, owls, plover, woodcock, " partridge " (ruffed grouse), robins, orioles, bobolinks, blue birds, swallows, sparrows, and many other insectivorous birds are common.
Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.
Great numbers of eagles, vultures, hawks, bustards and other birds of prey are met with; and partridges, duck, teal, guinea-fowl, sand-grouse, curlews, woodcock, snipe, pigeons, thrushes and swallows are very plentiful.
The California vulture is very rare; various species of hawks and golden and bald eagles are common.
Birds are very numerous, including no fewer than 4 varieties of crows, 5 of warblers, 7 of woodpeckers, 8 of buntings, 4 of falcons, and 5 of eagles; while among the hosts of waterfowl which people the marshes of the Danube are 9 varieties of ducks, and 4 of rails.
Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.
Among the birds, of which 172 species are described by Mr Swinhoe in his paper in The Ibis (1870), there are eagles, notably a new species Spilornis Rutherfordi, buzzards, harriers, kites, owls, goatsuckers and woodpeckers.
During the Hundred Days, Louis Napoleon, then a child of seven, witnessed the presentation of the eagles to 50,000 soldiers; but a few weeks later, before his departure for Rochefort, the defeated Napoleon embraced him for the last time, and his mother had to receive Frederick William III.
Eagles and hawks are common, and many kinds of singing birds.
Eagles, Constructive Geometry of Plane Curves (1886); geometric investigations primarily based on the relation of the conic sections to a cone are given in Hugo Hamilton's De Sectionibus Conicis (1758); this method of treatment has been largely replaced by considering the curves from their definition in piano, and then passing to their derivation from the cone and cylinder.
There are over 400 animals including alligators, jaguars, eagles, river otters and kangaroos.
Harpy and Crested Eagles hunt here and we'll see colonies of leafcutter ants and myriad butterflies.
Wildlife sightings may include bald eagles, beavers, moose, and bears.
American bald eagles and gopher tortoises, as well as many endangered plants are found here.
Eagles will usually hunt and kill live animals, but will often eat carrion such as dead hares and sheep.
The eagles of the mountain would not have found their name dishonored by these " eagles " of the highway.
Expect the unexpected massive glacier calves and breathtaking wildlife soaring eagles and humpback whales.
I've been in involved in a project to help restore golden eagles in Ireland.
In the foothills around Monte Toro, at least 4 booted eagles were visible, soaring effortlessly on the thermals.
They were a key part of men's clothing and were usually made out of parrots, macaws and harpy eagles ' feathers.
There will be opportunities to look out for wildlife including golden eagles.
Glenfinnan is on the shores of Loch Shiel and is a great vacation place where you have a good chance of spotting golden eagles.
We reached the summit of Meal Buidhe at about 9pm after having watched two golden eagles gracefully glide in a neighboring valley.
Sea eagles can be seen occasionally and have nested in the area, as do golden eagles.
The vast flocks of wildfowl include handsome Smew, and this natural bounty attracts predators such as White-tailed, Lesser Spotted and Golden Eagles.
The White Eagles overtly identified themselves as such and wore outfits that combined elements of military and civilian garb, including headbands.
Goliath herons are known to lose a percentage of their catch to Fish Eagles.
A wonderful variety of birds, ranging from sunbirds and weaver birds to fish eagles and sacred ibis are numerous.
The eagles still incubate, no sign of anything hatching.
Am keen to go for eagles and billy Joel if anyone wants to come along.
There are many habitants in the park including; eagles, pink flamingos, wall lizards, grass snakes, to name a few.
You will now only find Golden Eagles in very remote, often mountainous areas.
Eagles - The Very Best Of is released in October 2003 and is certified double- platinum by December 2003.
The Eagles are the fifth Super Bowl loser in a row not to make the playoffs the following year.
Regions Caesar never knew thy posterity shall sway, Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they.
Argent a fesse gules between three eagles ' heads razed sable with three scallops or upon the fesse.
In the winter, lucky riders in the Squamish area will glimpse majestic eagles feeding on the spawning salmon.
Thousands of seabirds circle overhead, and if we are lucky we may also spot sea eagles.
It offers support to hill farmers on Mull who have sea eagles (white-tailed eagles) or golden eagles on their land.
The Eagles Don Henley, who has been remarkably relaxed so far, has just got a little tetchy.
In addition, about 20 to 30 birds including vultures, eagles and a laughing Kookaburra are also on display.
The area provides good walking, climbing and riding while the peaks are the realm of eagles and bearded vultures.
Harpy eagles and king vultures soar above the canopy, while scarlet macaws as well as blue and yellow macaws feast on clay licks.
The original workshop was dominated by two hinged display boards bearing eagles with eight-foot wingspans.
At each of the four corners in each of three sections rising one above the other are bronze eagles and figures representing the United States Infantry, Marine, Cavalry and Artillery, also Victory, Union, Emancipation and History; the figure by which the monument is surmounted was designed to symbolize Michigan.
Eagles may soar, but weasels do n't get sucked into jet engines.
In life and in death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Here you can relax in the peaceful tranquility of the Eagles Palace Hotel or soak up the sun on the long sandy beach.
In a short stretch along the Chilkat River, hundreds of eagles spend the winter fishing in the unfrozen waters.
Admire the breathtaking views as eagles and vultures circle high above.
We used tae do Crosby Stills and Nash, The Eagles, ( Desperado), He wis jist Magic that guy !
Unfortunately the comeback was short lived as the Eagles wrested back the initiative.
For example, an Eagles fan will still buy their jersey despite the fact that they aren't particularly fond of green.
For example, anyone who bought a Terrell Owens (Philadelphia Eagles) jersey last year would now feel compelled to buy his Dallas Cowboys jersey.
Images commonly seen in lodge decor include evergreen trees, pinecones and a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, moose, bears, bison, wolves, eagles, and fish.
The Art of Patrizia has an interesting selection of handmade stained glass nightlights in a variety of patriotic designs, including angels, eagles, flags, patriotic ribbons and other designs.
Other artists featured on the show include Steely Dan, The Eagles and Hall and Oates.
On a different sort of "fun fact" note, Wilkinson's mom was once a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Past contests have included the FBI Common Knowledge Challenge, the Philadelphia Eagles Common Knowledge Scholarship, and the Financial Literacy Scholarship.
An Alaska cruise affords you unprecedented views of breaching whales, gigantic grizzlies grazing along the shore, and endangered eagles soaring above rugged coastlines.
Keep your eyes peeled for whales and bald eagles.
You can meet locals, get a better look at the bears, eagles, and other wildlife and marine life, go hiking, kayaking, and helicopter "flightseeing."
You can watch eagles soar high above breathtaking mountains and watch whales swim alongside your ship.
Relax while watching whales and eagles on your Alaskan voyage.
According to the Twilight's website, cruisers can witness roughly 20 to 30 bald eagles on each trip.
The company also sells zoological formulas for carnivorous wild animals such as bears, lions, wolves, crocodiles and eagles.
Yesteryear's popular artists such as The Beatles, The Who, The Eagles and Chicago are represented, as well as more modern acts such as Coldplay, U2, REM and more.
After all, it's not a party unless someone can whip out the Eagles' Take It Easy or Green Day's Good Riddance at the slightest suggestion!
As one of the best selling artists of all times and best known for Hotel California, the Eagles provided another take of a song that quickly became a holiday treasure.
Although the Eagles' version is commonly the best known, other artists over the years have covered the song such as James Brown, Mariah Carey, Bon Jovi, Dustin Kensrue (of the band Thirce) and Lonestar.
The Eagles version of the song is by far the easiest to find tabs for and read.
While it is difficult to find tabs for any of the other versions, it is important to keep in mind that most versions are fairly close to the Eagles' rendition of this popular Christmas song.
Common elements found on biker clothing include skulls, crosses, hearts, eagles and flags.
The company actually uses technology to mimic the protection that birds-like eagles and hawks-have naturally on their eyes to protect them from the sun while they're flying high above the trees.
Eagles and other birds have natural protection from the sun in the form of an oil inside their eyes.
Eagle Ridge - This exhibit offers an exciting look at American bald eagles.
The Eagles Claw will make you wonder if you've fallen prey to a giant bird as it tosses you through the air with your legs dangling.
Use Abrams tanks, F-15 Strike Eagles and assault carriers to name a few.
Alongside the introduction of Brett Favre to the Vikings, EA also included an update to bring Michael Vick to the Philadelphia Eagles.
You can also find instructions for birds of all types, from cranes to eagles.
Dollar Bill Origami has designs for cranes, vultures (perhaps not the best choice for a serious gift), geese, swans, peacocks, pelicans, and eagles.
Since bald eagles eat mainly fish, they're most often found where water is nearby.
Bald eagles take on their distinctive appearance at about age four or five.
Younger eagles have brown beaks and brown or mottled brown and white feathers on head and tail.
But there are many other types of eagles, giving you many choices for your tattoo image.
Eagles range in size from small, pigeon-sized birds to predators large enough to carry off deer and monkeys.
Various eagles eat snakes, fish, rodents, and even turtles.
Most eagles are meat-eaters, but at least one (the African Vulturine Fish-Eagle) prefers fruit from local palms.
You can learn more at the Eagles page from the PBS TV show Nature.
Eagles usually like to live in tall trees or on high cliffs, and they're often spotted soaring high above the ground.
Some eagles defend their territory by fighting in mid-air, refusing to back down when invaders approach.
Eagles have extraordinarily sharp vision.
Patriotic eagles also appear in memorial tattoos, often for soldiers, firefighters, or police officers who died in service to their country or community.
With the increasing popularity of tribal-style tattoos, tribal eagles are beginning to appear.
However, eagles work well almost anywhere.
Eagles appear on hips, ankles, biceps, and forearms, too.
Realistic-looking eagles need to be sized large enough to show the feathers while simpler designs, including those in a tribal style, can be smaller.
Many people feel that tattoos that depict Western culture, such as cow skulls, eagles, tumbleweeds and horses are also in line with a Native American style.
The design is often enhanced with eagles, flags and other patriotic symbols.
Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders are a hot commodity.
Members of the squad have also toured some of the military bases in Iraq and Kuwait, visiting with United States soldiers and spreading some good old Eagles pep.
They offer cheer clinics for young girls to help the next generation pursue the dream of one day becoming an Eagles cheerleader.
Eagles cheerleaders are sexy, definitely not shy and interested in many different venues.
The calendar became available for purchase in July of 2008 and can be purchased on the Eagles Cheerleading website.
The 2008 Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders have around 38 girls on the squad.
With so much going for them, it is little wonder that the Eagles Squad is in high demand.
In the end, the women love cheering for the Eagles and count being on the squad as one of the best things that has ever happened to them.
The Eagles have had their ups and downs over the years, as many long-running bands tend to, but they remain one of the most well-known rock bands in the world.
With lyrics based on the elusive American Dream and some stunning instrumental work, The Eagles have collected a mass of followers who can relate to the messages behind the music.
This was reflected in the release of their first album 'The Eagles' in 1972, which featured the songs 'Take It Easy' and 'Witchy Woman', both of which hit the Top 10, and 'Peaceful, Easy Feeling', which made it to the Top 20.
With new member Don Felder, The Eagles finally released their third album 'On The Border' in March '74.
Wanting to build on their success, The Eagles went on to release 'One Of These Nights' in June of 1975, an album which brought their greatest recognition yet, hitting Number 1 the very next month.
The timing may have been awkward but the remaining Eagles managed to replace Bernie with Joe Walsh and continued on with their tour.
That December, though, The Eagles released 'Hotel California', which was probably their best album.
The Eagles reunited in '94 with an MTV concert recording and subsequent album release in November, 'Hell Freezes Over', entitled so because of a comment made when the band initially broke up!
The Eagles' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame saw all seven band members reunited in January of 1998.
Since then, The Eagles have released a few singles, with their current line-up of Frey, Walsh, Schmit and Henley, accompanied by backing musicians for large performances. 2006 tour venues have already been set.
The band writes pop song parodies lyrics from popular songs by artists such as Queen, Linkin Park, Nirvana, and The Eagles.
She started dating Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett, and quickly announced their engagement.
She was also a regular blogger on the Philadelphia Eagles website.
Her mother was a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Rumor has it that Kendra's relationship with Philadelpia Eagles player Hank Baskett actually began while she was still in the mansion, but they went public with things shortly after Kendra moved out of the house.
A contract dispute followed, with the eventual resolution that Owens would be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004.
Owens' debut season with the Eagles was extremely successful.
The Eagles lost, and the media insinuated that Owens hurt his team's chances by insisting to play when he wasn't up to it.
During the next season, he constantly criticized the Eagles in the press.
After the Eagles lost to the Cowboys in 2004, Owens was filmed boarding the team's plane wearing a Cowboys jersey.
No actual eagles were worn on helmets at that time, but firefighters liked it.
With the addition of photoshop to merge pictures, eagles and flags are often combined, sometimes in aesthetically pleasing ways and sometimes not so much.
United States Flag has a lot of very classic and artistic images, both of eagles and American Flag themes.
Bird watchers will be delighted to spy soaring eagles and herons throughout the park's property.
While it was close enough to catch broadcasts of Phillies baseball and Eagles football, it was far enough away to be isolated from most of the brutality associated with the city of Brotherly Love.
The birds are similar to those of central Europe; in the mountains vultures, eagles, buzzards, kites, falcons and hawks are found.
Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.
The Manchurian crane is common, as also are eagles, cuckoos, laughing doves, &c. Insects abound, owing to the swampy nature of much of the country.
The avifauna is varied and abundant, comprising eagles, vultures (protected by law), hawks, owls, pelicans, cranes, turkeys, geese, partridges " (called quail or " Bob White " elsewhere), ducks, &c., besides numerous smaller species, many of which are brilliant of plumage but harsh of voice.
Some of the eagles feathers, blown to his side, suggest the death of the bird; at his feet lies the corpse of the little boy, and the horror, grief and anger that such a tragedy would inspire are depicted with striking realism in the farmers face.
The birds include eagles - some are called lammervangers from their occasional attacks on young lambs - vultures, hawks, kites, owls, crows, ravens, the secretary bird, cranes, a small white heron, quails, partridges, korhaans, wild geese, duck, and guineafowl, swallows, finches, starlings, the mossie or Cape sparrow, and the widow bird, noted for the length of its tail in summer.
The collar is formed of alternate black eagles and a circular medallion with the motto on a white centre surrounded by the initials F.R.
Within the enclosure stands a church, dating from the reign of Stephen Dushan (1336-1356), with beautiful rose windows and with imperial peacocks, dragons and eagles sculptured on the walls.