French: Harpie de Nouvelle-Guinée German: Papuaadler Spanish: Arpía papúa
Other common names: New Guinea Eagle
Andai, Arfak Peninsula, New Guinea.
72–90 cm; 1600–2400 g; wingspan 121–157 cm. Large forest eagle, brownish and creamy in all plumages, with erectile crest and facial ruff on prominent... read more
Described as extraordinary and far-carrying; a low, staccato "uumpph" likened to a hiccup... read more
Rain forest from sea-level to 3200 m (mainly below 2000 m, but perhaps up to 3700 m); local in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly terrestrial and arboreal mammals, including cuscus (Phalanger), possums (Pseudocheirus), wallabies (Dorcopsis... read more
Apparently from late wet season through dry season (austral autumn to spring; Apr–Nov): specimen in breeding condition in Jun; active... read more
Presumably sedentary, aside from dispersal movements by juveniles.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Low population density and apparently low reproductive rate; few detailed observations by ornithologists, and biology poorly known. Global population... read more
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