harpy eagle

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large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America

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Biology and conservation of the Harpy Eagle in Venezuela and Panama.
DATE: July DESTINATIONS: Brazil, Peru BEST BIRDS: Harpy eagle, a strong and large bird of prey from Brazil; Inca tern, that lives in the mountains and appears to have a moustache like the character Hercule Poirot.
At that point, the only things in the Guyanese jungle wider than the wingspan of the enormous Harpy Eagle were the amazed smiles of the two Scots there to witness it.
In order to protect the harpy eagle, for instance, and to enable scientific study of the species, villagers were asked to report sightings of the birds and were paid to protect nesting sites on an ongoing basis.
The Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja Linnaeus) is the biggest raptor that inhabits the Amazonian rainforest, however, in Peru, little is known about the biology of the species.
Important bird species include the harpy eagle, great green macaw, scarlet macaw, mealy parrot, red-fronted parrot, chestnut-mandibled toucan, and keel-billed toucan.
The park is also home to a large number of primates and other mammals such as sloths, jaguars, freshwater turtles and the harpy eagle.
6) A harpy eagle strikes a profile pose at the raptor enclosure.
The harpy eagle lives in the rainforest and the newly-hatched chicks are the size of a turkey.
The lessons learned in the peregrine recovery program are now being used to rescue other endangered species, such as the harpy eagle and the California condor.
High up in a rainforest in South America, a harpy eagle chick is growing up fast
Grizzly bear, harpy eagle, hornbill, spotted owl: Species that roam over large areas, that require specialized habitats, or that do not get along well with humans need large wilderness reserves if they are to survive outside of zoos.
In the lake~s watershed, vast natural forests remain in such areas as designated state and city parks as well as state preserve areas, the latter home to 13 rare species including the harpy eagle and the white-lipped peccary, the even-toed ungulate that resembles a boar.
This deadly snake can devour a tapir (or well-fed tourist) and is one of the Amazon Big Three - with the jaguar and harpy eagle.
In the upper branches of a colossal tree, a harpy eagle tends to a chick in its nest.