Solitary Eagle Buteogallus solitarius

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Demography and Populations

This species numbers seem to be rapidly declining with a very small and fragmented population along its range. This species is facing severe threats to its survival due to increased deforestation, ranching and human influence around their habitats. Current numbers are estimated to be anywhere from 250-1000 individuals (Birdlife International 2009). The Crowned Solitary Eagle has been classified by the IUCN as an endangered species.

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: