eyrie

[air-ee, eer-ee]
noun
Also, eyry.
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eyrie or aerie (ˈɪərɪ, ˈɛərɪ, ˈaɪərɪ)
 
n
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
3.  any high isolated position or place
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin airea, from Latin ārea open field, hence nest]
 
aerie or aerie
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin airea, from Latin ārea open field, hence nest]

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eyrie
see aerie.
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Falcons startled from the eyrie have been known to damage eggs or injure nestlings.
Chicks stay in the eyrie six to seven weeks after hatching and are brought food by both parents.
If any are found, a site management plan will be developed to provide protection to the eyrie.
Noise and visual disturbance have the potential to interrupt peregrine falcon reproductive activities at any active eyrie.
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