Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks and Eagles)  
Genus: Spizaetus (4 species, 4 worldwide)


Black-and-chestnut Eagle
Black-and-chestnut Eagle (Spizaetus isidori) Endangered
Zoo, Colombia  
   

The largest and rarest American hawk-eagles, with the last stronghold in the Venezuelan llanos (BirdLife).

Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle
Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus melanoleucus)
zoo, Argentina  
   

Ornate Hawk-Eagle
Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus vicarius) Near Threatened
Bosque Yotoco, Buga, Colombia  
   

Black Hawk-Eagle
Black Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus tyrannus)
zoo, Argentina  
   


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