Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia Brazil & Colombia
Age: Adults | Sex: Unknown |Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Ornate Hawk-Eagle is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 800 m along the foothill of the Andes. It is rare in the deciduous forest of northwest Peru. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Aguila Penachuda.
Sub-species: Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus vicarius), Friedmann, 1935.
Meaning of Name: Spizaetus: Gr. spizas= falcon and aetos= eagle. ornatus: L. ornatum, ornatus= with trim, adorned, ornate.
- 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.