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Crowned Solitary Eagle
Alternative name: Crowned Eagle
Classified as endangered in the IUCN Red List due to its small, fragmented population, and population decline due to habitat loss and hunting (BirdLife International, 2008).
SACC places this species as a member of the genus Buteogallus (Black Hawks).
Lowland, seasonally dry palm savanna, sparse woodland and shrubland; chaco; and campo cerrado.
The diet includes reptiles, small mammals, fish, monkeys and sometimes birds.
It builds a large platform nest. A single egg is laid.
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