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eyrie

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1. the nest of an eagle or other bird of prey, built in a high inaccessible place
2. the brood of a bird of prey, esp an eagle
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From his eyrie he waved his hand to Captain Lynch, and that doughty patriarch waved back.
Technical rock climbing on rock faces within mile of known peregrine eyries, as posted, will not be allowed between February 1 and July 15.
Herein, we provide results and recommendations for using this broadcast technique to determine the presence of Peregrine Falcons and locating eyries.
Each pair tends to have two or three traditional eyries in its home range, which are used in different years.
Here you won't find old Civil War battlefields, or the house of a great Caribbean pirate; there's no tradition of Lords of the Manor exercising their rights over the serfs in the Middle Ages, or even much of an association with the Butes, masters of all they surveyed from their lofty eyries in far-off Cardiff Castle.
Ospreys erect their nests - or eyries - high in tree tops and one of the new man-made versions will require the top to be lopped off a Sitka spruce.
A naval spokesman yesterday said a team of eight divers were currently scanning Allihies and Eyries for signs of the teenager.
Over the next 12 months volunteers plan to erect build three more eyries in the Bala area, three alongside the River Conwy, one next to the River Dee and one on the Mersey.
Sights include breeding colorful warblers and possibly federally threatened peregrine falcons on their cliff eyries.
Towering 610 feet above Grand Central Station is one of NYC's tallest peregrine eyries at the Met Life Building, where the first hatching occurred in 1992.
As part of the celebrations, bird watchers were able to see the ospreys at home in their eyries -or nests -and via CCTV at four sites.
The eagles, who nest on more than 20 eyries in the Uists, have been at the centre of claims that they have snatched scores of lambs.