Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult, light morph | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Para, Brazil
Age: Adult, dark morph | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Peru
Age: Adult, light morph | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Peru
Status: The Crested Eagle is widespread, but rare in Amazonia. It is known to range up to 1100 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Aguila Crestada.
Sub-species: Crested Eagle (Morphnus guianensis), Daudin 1800.
Meaning of Name: Morphnus: Gr. Morphnos= eagle. guianensis= concerning the country of Guyana, on America.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.