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Definition of the noun bateleur

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Bateleur is the vernacular name of the Terathopius ecaudatus, a species of Terathopius.

Alternative definition of the noun bateleur


  1. A species of eagle, Terathopius ecaudatus, endemic to Africa and Arabia.

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Google previewEagles (2004)

by Tom Warhol, Chris Reiter

The bateleur is a very unusual eagle and a very unusual snake eagle as well. Its colorful and distinctive plumage makes it unmistakable as it glides over the tropical grasslands of Africa. This eagle is about 24 inches long (61 cm) and weighs 4 ...

Google previewA Field Guide to the Raptors of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa (1999)

by William S. Clark, N. John Schmitt

Etymology Bateleur is a French word, no longer in use, for circus-like performers who travelled the countryside juggling, tumbling, doing magic, and the like. No doubt some also did tight-rope walking, as the balancing ...

Google previewJohannesburg & Kruger National Park (Footprint Focus Guide) (2010)

by Lizzie Williams

Bateleur is an isolated bushveld camp surrounded by a vast area of mopane and acaciawoodland withthePhonda Hills (400 m)lyingtothe north.Visitors to the camp have exclusive access to the twonearby dams, Rooibosrand and Silverfish, ...

Google previewBirds in Flight (2008)

The Art and Science of How Birds Fly by Carrol L. Henderson

The bateleur is an eagle with an extremely short tail. Because it feeds mainly on carrion in the open grasslands ofAfrica, it does The male dives toward the female and swoops up after. not require a long tail that would provide agility for pinpoint ...

Google previewThe Eagle Watchers (2011)

Observing and Conserving Raptors around the World by Ruth E. Tingay, Todd E. Katzner

The genus Terathopius is monotypic— composed of only one species— the bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus). The bateleur is an extremely unusual African eagle that fills a niche more similar to that of a vulture than that of a true eagle.

Google preview3 Important Facts About African Safari (2015)

by Eugene Wilks

The great thing about Bateleur is the situation overlooking the plains of the Masai Mara, So the activities will be geared to some extent to the time of year, dominated by the great migration. You will go on morning, and afternoon game drives, ...

Google previewBird Migration (1993)

by Thomas Alerstam, David A. Christie

The Bateleur is a good symbol of the amazing ability of birds to exploit the ...

Google previewBirds of the Masai Mara (2013)

by Adam Scott Kennedy

Bateleur is the French word for acrobat and was given to the bird on account of its habit of tipping The classic soaring bird of the open plain. It shows a distinctive silhouette in flight (page 47) with swept-back, angular wings and a tail so short ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

snake eagle / Black-chested snake eagle Bateleur / Black eagle / Bateleur eagle Crested serpent eagle Andaman serpent eagle / Andaman crested serpent eagle Kinabalu serpent eagle / Mountain serpent eagle Nicobar serpent eagle ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Immature bateleur is entirely dark brown and may be distinguished from the brown harrier eagle by its very short tail. Ongo ating'a, ( Martial eagle) Polemaetus bellicasus. A very large, massive 184 Luo Biological Dictionary.

Google previewThe Polo Encyclopedia, 2d ed. (2015)

by Horace A. Laffaye

Bateleur English team (Alan Kent, Martín Vidou, Andrea Vianini and Lord Charles Beresford) winner of the Silver Jubilee Cup in 2004. Bates, Charles S. Player from the Country Club of Westchester; winner of the 1891 Herbert Trophies.

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Encyclopedia department (A-Z) (1904)

The Bateleur eagle (Belotarsus) is represented by two species in South and Central Africa. The best known species (H. ecaudatus) is remarkable for its short tail, as the specific title suggests. With the exception of the first {Spizaetus) , all the ...

Google previewBushman dictionary

by D.F. Bleek

a Bateleur eagle. CI. ([b.) |k9e'ki, n. light. SIIa. (Dk.) lkakka, s. lkaggen, mantis Ikakki, v. to speak, 5. |kaken|kaken, fkakken. SI. (Lich.) t'lkaltki. lkakkan, Ikakki, n. mantis, unusual form of lkaggen. SI. (B.) lkékken. Ex.: Ikakken Iku—g |ne ...

Google previewA dictionary of birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton, Hans Gadow, Richard Lydekker, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Charles Smart Roy

the name given to some of the larger Eagles, and especially to the beautiful Helotarsus ecaudatus (sometimes known as the " Bateleur "), by the Dutch colonists in South Africa, and often adopted by English ...

Google previewDictionary of the Theatre (1998)

Terms, Concepts, and Analysis by Patrice Pavis, Christine Shantz

bateleur;GeT.: Gaukler; Sp.: malabarista. The juggler was a Isotopy 191.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Hiccius-Doëtius, mot d' un bateleur, praestigiatoris dialečtus, die Worte eines Taschenspielers. + Hiccough, Hicket, Hick-up, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

monsieur, occur, poseur, prefer, recur, refer, rongeur, sandbur, sand- spur, seigneur, tailleur, transfer, voyeur, white fir; accoucheur, amateur, arbiter, balsam fir, barrister, bateleur, calendar, chronicler, chorister, cocklebur, colander, comforter, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

kukri, whinger, whinyard short syllable mora short tall bobtail, bun, scut short- tailed African eagle bateleur short-tailed bird breve short tail of deer and rabbit scut short-tempered crusty, fiery, irascible, irritable, snippy, snuffy, touchy short- term ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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