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).
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
VideosSee all 44 videos
- 4.8 A juvenile loo... Panama, May 2010 Eldert Groenewoud
- 4.7 A young bird (... Venezuela, Feb 2007 DAVID ASCANIO
- 4.7 A fairly well-... Venezuela, 2004 David Fisher
- 4.5 a short clip o... Venezuela, Jun 2009 DAVID ASCANIO
- 4.3 A 15 months ol... Brazil, Jun 2007 Will Carter
- 4.3 A juvenile bir... Panama, May 2010 Eldert Groenewoud
PhotosSee all 41 photos
Adult female near the nest. Locality Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Robson Silva e Silva 10 April 2012 1 year 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 42 weeks ago 4.5
begging calls of an immature bird Locality Gareno Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador
Dusan Brinkhuizen 18 December 2006 3 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 41 weeks ago 0