Solitary Eagle Buteogallus solitarius

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Sections

Behavior

Territoriality

: This species has been found to hunt and soar over territories of large open areas up to 1,200m (Ferguson-Lees & Christie 2001). All territories seem to include patches of marshland and sparse tall trees or gallery forests in which they nest and or spend significant time perching (Global Raptor Network 2011, Birdlife International 2008).

Social and interspecific behavior

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Predation

The biggest threat is human destruction of their territories, persecution and hunting of this species by local farmers and natives (Birdlife International 2008).

Recommended Citation

Solitary Eagle (Buteogallus solitarius), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/soleag1