Wild Birds

Crowned Solitary Eagles

The Crowned Solitary Eagles

The Crowned Solitary Eagles (Harpyhaliaetus coronatus) – also known as Crowned Eagles (leading to potential confusion with the African Crowned Eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus) – is an endangered bird of prey from eastern and central South America.

Distribution / Range

The Crowned Solitary Eagles are endemic to South America, specifically Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia.

It favors open woodland and marshland.

Diet / Feeding

This predator feeds on small mammals, reptiles (snakes), fish, monkeys, and sometimes birds.


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