Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg


I am grateful to Renzo Piana, Joe Tobias, Virgilio Yábar, and Kevin J. Zimmer for the photographs that accompany this account. Eduardo Iñigo-Elias provided several key bibliographic references. I also am grateful to Lloyd Kiff for important discussions regarding Harpy Eagles, and raptor research in general, and for his work in maintaining the Global Raptor Information Network.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2009). Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.hareag1.01