This bird feeds mainly on sloths and monkeys, and sometimes on large birds. It builds its nests in large trees where it raises only one chick every 2 or 3 years. Harpy eagles are known to mate for life.
NPA: Tambopata National Reserve (Important Bird Area).
Females are larger than males and weigh up to 11 kg., while the males weigh only about 6 kg. Both have the same plumage features.
Length: 89-105 cm / 35-41 in.
Wingspan: 180-200 cm / 71-78 in.
Best Time for observation: All year round.
Habitat: In the entire reserve between the ceibos, shihuahuaco, and chestnut trees.
This is the biggest eagle in the Americas.