Guide of Birds

Águila Mora

  • Familia: Accipitridae
    Genero: Geranoaetus
    Nombre Cientifico: melanoleucus

    Local Names: The black eagle, Peruvian eagle, Chilean eagle, shielded eagle, hawk or pig, Agukia Pabanuna, Black-eared Harrier.

    The black eagle is a bird of prey that lives in South America.

    It measures between 70 and 90 cm, and is as big as an eagle. The adult male has the white ventral area, with thin black strips, and the black back with gray feathers on the wings. The female is distinguished by its larger size.
    It is easy to identify by black and white contrast, and by its characteristic flight, short flutter and tail very upright.

    Feeding:
    Live animals, mainly mammals such as rabbits or mice; also snakes, partridges and others, which hunt in a dive and pressing them with their powerful legs, then kill them by burying their strong uñaas or beating them with their beaks. Then he takes them to a cliff or their nest to eat or feed their family.

    Paises en donde vive la/el Águila Mora

    ARGENTINA - BOLIVIA - BRASIL - CHILE - COLOMBIA - COSTA RICA - ECUADOR - GUATEMALA - PANAMA - PARAGUAY - PERU - VENEZUELA -