Crowned Eagle

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The Crowned Eagle is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Crowned Eagle or Crowned Hawk-eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus), is a very large, powerful, crested bird of prey 80–90 cm (2.6–3.0 ft) long, approximately) found in tropical Africa south of the Sahara; in Southern Africa it is a common resident in suitable habitat in the eastern areas. It is the only extant member of the genus Stephanoaetus. A second species, the Malagasy Crowned Eagle (Stephanoaetus mahery) became extinct after humans settled on Madagascar (Goodman, 1994). It mainly inhabits dense forests. More

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• The world’s first zoo-born crowned eagle hatched at the San Diego Zoo in April 1996. • A crowned eagle can swoop after prey in the air at 100 miles per hour (160 kilometers per hour) yet brake to a halt within 20 feet (6 meters). It pushes its powerful wings against the air currents to slow down. • The crown feathers of the crowned eagle are valued among African tribesmen as ornaments. More

simply as the Crowned Eagle (leading to potential confusion with the African Stephanoaetus coronatus) is an endangered bird of prey from eastern and central South America. The Crowned Solitary Eagle lives in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia. It tends to live in open woodland and marshland. It is a predator, and it preys on small mammals, reptiles (snakes), fish, monkeys, and occasionally birds. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Harpyhaliaetus coronatus. 2006. More

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Crowned eagles have wingspans of 180cm making them one of the largest eagles in Africa. As with most birds of prey, females are larger than males. Their favourite prey is primates, and mated pairs will sometimes hunt co-operatively. What do they sound like? - 1. More

I think crowned eagle (some people refer as African Crowned Eagle/ African Crown Eagle) is very impressive. I guest they are large, powerful and swift. They take large quarry and they are very brave. African Crowned Eagle I have some information about the crowned Eagle which I get from the net (from wiki to be exact). Hope you find the information below useful and interesting. More

Diet in the Wild: The Crowned Eagle is a carnivore that feeds on mammals 98% of the time. Sometimes the eagle my feed on a reptile such as Varanus lizards or large snakes, including venomous species. The main prey of the Crowned Eagle, whose habitat is in dense forest areas, is the monkey. When they main prey of the Crowned Eagle is scarce the eagle will kill small mammals. ( i.e. More

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making many people homeless, the African Crowned Eagles in Ngong Forest were also not spared. It was in mid December when we went on our patrol, we found that the huge nest which is the home to the eagles, was invaded by Sykes Monkeys who were annoyed by continuing depletion of their members. This was because they are sources of food for these large birds of prey. More

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Crowned eagle sought in Southern Cape - Engela Duvenhage Cape Nature Conservation is asking nature lovers who are hiking through one of the remaining natural forests of the Southern Cape, to be on the lookout for signs of crowned eagles that have their home there. Forests and the shy crowned eagle are synonymous. More

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diet of crowned eagles Stephanoaetus coronatus in Taï National Park, Ivory Coast. Ibis, 144(1): 135 - 138. 12. African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (January, 2009) 13. UNEP-WCMC: Mount Kenya National Park / Natural Forest, Kenya (January, 2009) 14. More

While smaller than the Martial Eagle, the Crowned Eagle is renowned as Africa's most powerful and ferocious eagle in terms of the weight and nature of prey taken. Mammalian prey, especially duikers, may weigh up to 34 kg (75 lbs) and still be preyed on by these eagles. There is even a record of a human child's skull having been found in a nest of this eagle, but it may be most likely that this child was eaten as carrion rather than actually killed by the eagle parents. More

Distribution of African crowned eagle in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. More

The Crowned Eagle is the largest and fiercest of all the African eagles, although the wingspan of the Verreauxs’ Eagle (formerly Black Eagle), Martial Eagle and Tawny Eagle is longer. It is normally considered to be a purely forest eagle, common to Tropical Africa, but it sometimes occurs in more open country as well. In South Africa it is found in the eastern parts as far south as Knysna and as far west as Grootvadersbosch near Heidelberg. More

the crowned eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus), for example, the postfledging period is 9 to 11 months, but in the related martial eagle... in falconiform (bird order): Reproduction ) ...their first flight, the young remain near the nest for several weeks or months. They are provided with food by the parents but may also learn to kill. More

The crowned eagle is a mighty bird of prey with broad wings, pale gray plumage and a distinct crest on its head. It occurs throughout central South America in both forest and semi-open areas. Like many birds of prey, the crowned eagle is endangered because of habitat loss. As top predators, they are also vulnerable to toxins present in their prey animals, and are subject to harassment by humans who perceive them as a threat to farm animals. More

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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. More

Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Harpyhaliaetus
Species : coronatus
Authority : (Vieillot, 1817)