Black Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus tyrannus) - HBW 2, p. 204
French: Aigle tyran
Spanish: Aguila azor Negra
Taxonomy: Falco tyrannus Wied, 1820, Bahia, Brazil.
Like S. ornatus, not clearly related to Old World species of the genus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- serus Friedmann, 1950 - C Mexico S to Colombia, whence E of Andes to the Guianas, Trinidad and Brazil, and S to Paraguay and NE Argentina; recent records W of Andes in Ecuador and Peru (but not Colombia).
- tyrannus (Wied, 1820) - E & S Brazil and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Searching for prey in Cat's Hill, Trinidad & Tobago (Visit www.ttnaturelink.com for more) Locality Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp serus)
Kris Sookdeo 2 May 2009 2 years ago 50 sec 3.6
A bird on a perch Locality Guira Oga Recovery Centre, Misiones Province, Argentina (ssp tyrannus)
Josep del Hoyo 11 May 2005 7 years ago 35 sec 3.4
A bird in a tree. Locality Point Fortin, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp serus)
Sanjiv Parasram 11 May 2010 3 years ago 1 min 12 sec 3.3
Male making display in flight to female perched in the forest in the valley of high Itatiaia N.Park. The couple was hunting, als Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 June 2010 50 weeks ago 24 sec 2.5
a brief clip of an adult perched close to the road as it turns on a branch. unfortunately i was unable to figure out how to rota Locality Granville, Cedros, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Sanjiv Parasram 13 April 2011 2 years ago 13 sec 2.5
A close-up of a bird perched. Locality São Paulo Zoo, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp tyrannus)
Josep del Hoyo 25 August 2010 2 years ago 38 sec 2.5
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Adult perched in a tree.
Locality El Valle, Bahía Solano, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp serus)
Nick Athanas 14 June 2013 22 sec ago ADDED TODAY! 4
A Male of Spizaetus tyrannus.
Locality Rolim de Moura, Rondônia State, Brazil
Renato S Moreira 18 July 2011 1 year ago 4
Adult perched roadside
Locality Cocorná, Antioquía Department, Colombia
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 5 February 2013 15 weeks ago 3.3
An adult with a snake in its talons.
Locality Carlos Botelho State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Ken Havard 22 November 2012 19 weeks ago 3.2
A captive bird
Locality Bioparque La Reserva, Cota, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 1 year ago 3.2
couple gliding - dysplay
Locality Florianopolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Matias H. Ternes 6 April 2013 5 weeks ago 3
A bird calling. Locality São Paulo Zoo, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Josep del Hoyo 25 August 2010 2 years ago 4.7
In flight over the forest. Locality Serra da Ibiapaba, Ceará State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 11 December 2008 4 years ago 3
Ave inn. Corner. Locality Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Noé Eiterer 12 October 2012 7 weeks ago 0
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Bird singing flying on valley of high Itatiaia. There was a couple in his valley hunting. Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 25 June 2010 35 weeks ago 0