Data for:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
List:

Accipitriformes > Accipitridae

Chaco Eagle

Buteogallus coronatus

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

Huge imposing eagle. Distinctive flight shape with a short tail and very broad inner wings that taper towards the tip. Body is largely gray with a small crest. The tail has a wide black band with white tips. Juveniles are brown and streaky with a paler belly. The call is a long, high-pitched whistle. Rare, usually found in grasslands and savanna wilderness areas, often with rocky outcrops.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all

Learn more about Chaco Eagle from…

Neotropical Birds

Life histories of all species breeding in Mexico, Central America, and South America