Europe, and Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic were all visible from this eyry.
Here the eagle has its eyry, and from its point of vantage casts its keen eyes over the plains of India.
What eyry is it that has cleared for itself this loop-hole in the solid mountain-forest?
Strange for the parent bird to leave the dove in the nest of the hawk -- the eyry of the eagle.
Happily the eyry being known, and the bird instantly pursued, the child was found uninjured, playing with the young eagles.
The eagle lies for weeks famished in his eyry, and, hunger-driven over the ledge, leaves it to ascend no more.
They were the eyry of freedom, and the pleasant region where unheeded I could commune with the creatures of my fancy.
Wild, piercing cries come to us now and then from the heights of the eyry; but we, unmoved, proceed with our dinner-preparations.
Not that more sophisticated guests were unknown at this eyry of eyases.
It is as if the eagle were to build its eyry in a common sewer, or the owl were seen soaring to the mid-day sun.
"eagle's nest," 1580s (attested in Anglo-Latin from early 13c.), from Old French aire "nest," Medieval Latin area "nest of a bird of prey" (12c.), perhaps from Latin area "level ground, garden bed" [Littré], though some doubt this [Klein]. Another theory connects it to atrium. Formerly misspelled eyrie (1660s) on the mistaken assumption that it derived from Middle English ey "egg."