Crowned Solitary Eagles

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.