The Crowned Eagle. Sources: animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/crowned-eagle images of it feeding on the monkey www.arkive.org/crowned-hawk-eagle/stephanoaetus-cor Nature crowned eagle
Upload
Login or register

The Crowned Eagle

So we all are familiar
with this image from Tumblr:
As an adult, the Crowned Eagle
is generally between
31 to 39 inches tall
80 to 99 centimeters)
with a wingspan of roughly
70 inches (about 180 centimeters).
For a bird of this height,
their wingspan is oddly short
but perfect for their habitat, forests.
The shorter wingspan gives
them the agility they need to
catch their prey, smaller birds.
However they also
prey on animals up to 44
pounds (20 kilograms).
Their favorite choice of prey:
...
+296
Views: 19292 Submitted: 02/09/2014