(Accipitridae; Ϯ White-tailed Eagle H. albicilla) L. haliaetus or haliaetos  sea-eagle, osprey  < Gr. ἁλιαιετος haliaietos  sea-eagle, osprey  < ἁλι- hali-  sea-  < ἁλς hals, ἁλος halos  sea; αετος aetos  eagle; "6. HALIÆETUS. Bec assez droit à la base; cire convexe; narines lunulées, transverses; tarses épais, écailleux: ongles intérieur et postérieur grands.  ...  GENRE VI, HALIÆETUS.  ...  ESPÈCE.  9. HALIÆETUS Nisus.  L'Aigle de mer." (de Savigny 1809): based on Aλιαιετος, Nisus, and Haliæetos of ancient authors, "Pygargus" and "Albicilla" of Aldrovandus 1599-1603, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, and Vultur Albicilla Linnaeus, 1766; "Haliæetus Savigny, Descr. Égypte, Ois., 1809, p. 68, 85. Type, by monotypy, Haliæetus nisus Savigny = Falco albicilla Linné." (Peters 1931, 1, 257). 
Var. HaliaeatusHaliaetos, Haliaetus, HaliacetusHalaeetus, Halioetus, Halyaetus, Heliaeetus
Synon. Aetus, Blagrus, Cuncuma, Ossifraga, Pontoaetus, Thalasoaetus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 16 January 2019).