Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) - HBW 2, p. 191
French: Harpie féroce
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).
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VideosSee all 44 videos
A young bird (four months old) standing in the nest Locality Río Grande, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
DAVID ASCANIO 28 February 2007 6 years ago 58 sec 4.7
A juvenile looking around in top of the nesting tree. The nest is only 1 meter to the left. Locality Mogué, Darién Province, Panama (Monotypic species)
Eldert Groenewoud 4 May 2010 47 weeks ago 30 sec 4.7
A fairly well-grown chick on the nest Locality Bolívar State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
David Fisher 2004 8 years ago 42 sec 4.7
a short clip of an individual singing contiguous to the nest Locality Río Grande, Imataca Forest Reserve, Venezuela
DAVID ASCANIO 20 June 2009 2 years ago 31 sec 4.6
A 15 months old bird standing and looking down Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Will Carter 18 June 2007 6 years ago 34 sec 4.3
A juvenile practicing it's wings. Locality Mogué, Darién Province, Panama (Monotypic species)
Eldert Groenewoud 4 May 2010 47 weeks ago 30 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 45 photos
Mother with the juvenal chick, 6 to 7 month approximately, the nest was at 30 meter high approximately at Dicterix tree.
Locality Madre de Dios River, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
walter Mancilla Huaman 20 May 2006 11 weeks ago 4.6
Single bird perching in the canopy
Locality Tambopata National Park, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
Tomas Grim 11 December 2011 1 year ago 4.5
Harpia harpyja in the Forest.
Locality Vilhena, Rondônia State, Brazil
Renato S Moreira 10 September 2011 2 years ago 4.4
A young bird perched on a branch
Locality Pantanal, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Jose Ramon 16 October 2010 12 weeks ago 4.3
Looking at the nest
Locality El Palmar, Bolívar State, Venezuela
Luis R Figueroa 17 weeks ago 4.3
An adult in a tree with its wings open.
Locality Gareno Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 1 April 2006 5 years ago 4.2
Adult female near the nest. Locality Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Robson Silva e Silva 10 April 2012 2 years ago 5
Harpy juvenile at nest. Adult responding in the back. www.birds-venezuela.de Locality Upata, Bolívar State, Venezuela
Joe Klaiber 7 February 2004 1 year ago 4.5
begging calls of an immature bird Locality Gareno Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador
Dusan Brinkhuizen 18 December 2006 4 years ago 4.3
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A adult call near a nest. Locality Serra da Bodoquena, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 13 May 2005 1 year ago 0