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Deceptive Vulture Giant Bird of Prey

 The harpy eagle  ,  the hook eagle,  or  the harpy eagle is a large bird of prey found in the rainfed jungles of South and Central America. It is a carnivorous bird, which feeds on various prey.

 

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Category

Kingdom: Animal

Phylum: Vertebrate Chordates

Category: birds

Rank: Prey

Family: Bacillus

Family: punishment

Genre: Deceitful Punishment

Scientific Name: Harpia harpya

Subspecies: No subspecies are currently recognized 

 

Characteristics of deceptive punishment

The stunt eagle has a length of about 86.5 to 107 cm , and females are generally much larger than males, with an average tail length of about 37 to 42 cm, and a wingspan of about 1.76 to 2.24 cm. Females weigh from 6 to 9 kg and sometimes more than 10 kg while males weigh about 4 to 4.8 kg. The deceptive eagle is one of the largest vultures in the world.

 

The look and feel of deceptive punishment

The ferocious bird is a huge bird of prey with a massive body, thick neck, long, rounded, powerful wings, and large, very strong yellow claws. It has a bluish-black beak and pinned at the end, its strong legs are white and black-striped, and its large, round, black eyes. The deceitful eagle has gray feathers on the body above the wings and back. The underside of the abdomen is white. The upper front part is black, and the inner part of the wings is light gray with darker patterns. Its large, feathered head ranges in color from gray to white, with a black erect crest.

 

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The power and speed of deceptive punishment

The speed of the deceptive eagle in flight, can reach 80 km / h. It has strong claws and is stronger than a wolf's bite.

 

Flying at the deceptive eagle

The trickster eagle has agile flight despite its large size, which allows it to move easily in various forest environments.

 

The environment and the distribution of deceptive punishment

The trickster eagle lives in several countries in northern South America and Central America. In tropical rainforests at an altitude of less than 900 meters in general.

 

The Deceitful Punishment Diet

The deceptive eagle is a carnivorous bird that is considered a super predator.

 

Food and prey for deceptive punishment

The trickster eagle feeds mainly on arboreal animals, sloths and monkeys of all kinds such as red howlers, spider monkeys, squirrel monkeys and capuchins. They also feed on terrestrial prey such as armored ants, kankaj, and even porcupines. It also eats reptiles such as iguanas, snakes, and various birds such as parrots.

 

The social life of deceptive punishment

The trickster eagle is a solitary animal that lives alone most of the time, except for the period of breeding and raising the young when the eagles live as a pair. The couple raise their young together. These birds fiercely defend their territory all year round. The deceitful eagle is a diurnal bird, it is active during the day for hunting, and it rarely flies over the forest, where it often flies and moves gracefully among the trees in the forests.

 

The deceptive sound of punishment

The deceptive eagle uses its voice to communicate with other vultures.

 

Predators of deceptive punishment

Being a super predator, the Hoax eagle doesn't have any predators of its own.

 

Hunting technique for deceptive eagle

The trickster eagle is a skilled hunter who, like many birds of prey, uses the "sit and wait" technique. It sits on a branch, notices its target, and then dives at full speed to catch it with its very strong claws.

 


The area of ​​the area controlled by the deceptive punishment

The trickster eagle controls an average area of ​​4,300 hectares per couple and although it is highly variable depending on the region and food availability.

 

Longevity under deceptive punishment

The average life expectancy of the trickster eagle is about 40 years in the wild.

 

The proliferation of deceptive punishment

Reproduction of the deceitful eagle is by eggs, and the mating season is between June and November, when the female fierce predator gives birth once every 2-3 years. The couple builds a large nest, 1.20 to 1.50 m in diameter, made of branches and moss. The nest is 30 or 50 m above the ground, choosing large trees whose branches are far enough apart to accommodate the nest. The female lays 1 to 2 yellowish-white eggs, which are mainly incubated by the mother and the father is mainly responsible for hunting. The incubation period is approximately 56 days. However, only one egg hatches and the sexually deceptive eagle matures when it is between 4 or 6 years old. The chicks are gray-marbled with black, with a white head and belly. The little one starts walking at 36 days and quits about when he's 5 or 6 months old. However, they remain in their nest and are fed by their parents until they are one or two years old.

 

Threats to you

Hooded eagle is a Nearly Threatened species ( NT) according to the IUCNThe threats to deceptive punishment are habitat loss and degradation such as deforestation in favor of agriculture and urbanization. And hunting because the deceptive punishment is harmful, and it attacks livestock.

 

 

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