Crowned Eagle

It mainly inhabits dense forests. Its staple diet consists of monkeys and other medium-sized mammals, such as the Cape Hyrax and small antelopes. To a far lesser extent, birds and monitor lizards are also taken. However, 98% of the diet is mammalian.

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The Crowned Eagle is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The Crowned Eagle or Crowned Hawk-eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus), is a very large, powerful, crested bird of prey 80–90 cm (2.6–3.0 ft) long, approximately) found in tropical Africa south of the Sahara; in Southern Africa it is a common resident in suitable habitat in the eastern areas. It is the only extant member of the genus Stephanoaetus. A second species, the Malagasy Crowned Eagle (Stephanoaetus mahery) became extinct after humans settled on Madagascar (Goodman, 1994). It mainly inhabits dense forests. More

simply as the Crowned Eagle (leading to potential confusion with the African Stephanoaetus coronatus) is an endangered bird of prey from eastern and central South America. The Crowned Solitary Eagle lives in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia. It tends to live in open woodland and marshland. It is a predator, and it preys on small mammals, reptiles (snakes), fish, monkeys, and occasionally birds. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Harpyhaliaetus coronatus. 2006. More

making many people homeless, the African Crowned Eagles in Ngong Forest were also not spared. It was in mid December when we went on our patrol, we found that the huge nest which is the home to the eagles, was invaded by Sykes Monkeys who were annoyed by continuing depletion of their members. This was because they are sources of food for these large birds of prey. More

Diet in the Wild: The Crowned Eagle is a carnivore that feeds on mammals 98% of the time. Sometimes the eagle my feed on a reptile such as Varanus lizards or large snakes, including venomous species. The main prey of the Crowned Eagle, whose habitat is in dense forest areas, is the monkey. When they main prey of the Crowned Eagle is scarce the eagle will kill small mammals. ( i.e. More

diet of crowned eagles Stephanoaetus coronatus in Taï National Park, Ivory Coast. Ibis, 144(1): 135 - 138. 12. African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (January, 2009) 13. UNEP-WCMC: Mount Kenya National Park / Natural Forest, Kenya (January, 2009) 14. More

Crowned eagles have wingspans of 180cm making them one of the largest eagles in Africa. As with most birds of prey, females are larger than males. Their favourite prey is primates, and mated pairs will sometimes hunt co-operatively. What do they sound like? - 1. More

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• The world’s first zoo-born crowned eagle hatched at the San Diego Zoo in April 1996. • A crowned eagle can swoop after prey in the air at 100 miles per hour (160 kilometers per hour) yet brake to a halt within 20 feet (6 meters). It pushes its powerful wings against the air currents to slow down. • The crown feathers of the crowned eagle are valued among African tribesmen as ornaments. More

Crowned eagle sought in Southern Cape - Engela Duvenhage Cape Nature Conservation is asking nature lovers who are hiking through one of the remaining natural forests of the Southern Cape, to be on the lookout for signs of crowned eagles that have their home there. Forests and the shy crowned eagle are synonymous. More

While smaller than the Martial Eagle, the Crowned Eagle is renowned as Africa's most powerful and ferocious eagle in terms of the weight and nature of prey taken. Mammalian prey, especially duikers, may weigh up to 34 kg (75 lbs) and still be preyed on by these eagles. There is even a record of a human child's skull having been found in a nest of this eagle, but it may be most likely that this child was eaten as carrion rather than actually killed by the eagle parents. More

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Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Stephanoaetus
Species : coronatus
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)