Osprey in full dive mode.
Yet the tale of it is remembered still, for Thorondor King of Eagles brought the tidings to Gondolin, and to Hithlum afar off. And Morgoth took the body of the Elven-king and broke it, and would cast it to his wolves; but Thorondor came hasting from his eyrie among the peaks of the Crissaegrim, and he stooped upon Morgoth and marred his face. The rushing of the wings of Thorondor was like the noise of the winds of Manwë, and he seized the body in his mighty talons, and soaring suddenly above the darts of the Orcs he bore the King away.
– The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XVIII Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
– dduane:Osprey in full dive mode.
Yet the tale of it is…