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