Incredible Harpy Eagle: A Giant Bird That Looks Like a Person in a Costume!

Harpy Eagle

Meet the incredible harpy eagle! It’s so huge that some people mistake it for a person wearing a costume. This bird is a type of eagle found in the Americas. It’s known as the American harpy eagle to set it apart from another eagle found in New Guinea. This eagle is the biggest and strongest bird of prey in its habitat, and one of the largest eagles in the world.

Recently, a photo of this majestic bird was shared on the /r/NatureIsF-ingLit/ subreddit, and it went viral with over 92k upvotes in just one day! People were stunned by its size, and some even doubted if it was real. The harpy eagle can weigh up to 22 pounds (10 kilograms) and has a wingspan of over 7 feet (2.13 meters)! Imagine a flying giant roaming the skies!

Take a look at the amazing pictures linked below. Each one comes from a different source, so you can explore more about these incredible birds and the talented photographers who captured them. Enjoy the wonder of nature!


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: crg339


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: animalplanet


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: DecorahPagent


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: leon_moore_nature_experience


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: cuatrok77 / license


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: Mitternacht90


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: Colin Hepburn / license


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: The Next Gen Scientist / license


Harpy Eagle
Image Credit: Judie Custer

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