Birds of Costa Rica

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles)  
Genus: Harpia (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Harpy Eagle
Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) Male Vulnerable
Parque das Aves, Foz do Iguazu, Brazil  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A massive eagle, especially the female, which stays inside the forest and preys upon monkeys and sloths.

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