Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) - HBW 2, p. 191

French: Harpie féroce German: Harpyie Spanish: Arpía Mayor

Taxonomy: Vultur Harpyja Linnaeus, 1758, Mexico.
Only close relative appears to be Morphnus guianensis. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mexico (from S Veracruz, Oaxaca and apparently Campeche) through Central America to Colombia, then E through Venezuela to the Guianas and S through E Bolivia and Brazil to extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).