Ornate Hawk-eagle - Spizaetus ornatus

Length 1.8-2.2 ft (56.0-68.5 cm)
Wingspan 3.8-4.7 ft (114.3-142.2 cm)
Weight M: 2.0-2.5 lb (906-1132 g), F: 2.6-3.6 lb (1200-1632 g)
Clutch Size 1
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened
Continents:NA, SA

The Ornate Hawk-eagle is found in the tropical Americas from southern Mexico to Brazil. Sexes are similar but the female is larger. Diet includes Little Blue Herons, Curassows, Toucans, Wood Quail, Macaws, Parrots, Cotingas, Chickens, and other birds. They also eat small mammals and reptiles.

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