Category: Belize Raptor Center

The Tyrant Eagles of Belize

What is a Black Hawk-Eagle? The black hawk-eagle (Spizaetus tyrannus) is a species of eagle found throughout Mexico, Central America, and South America. With its dark coloring, nearly five-foot (1.5 meter) wingspan, and carnivorous diet, the black hawk-eagle is a formidable sight in rainforests across its range. Its scientific name …

The Beauty of the Orange-Breasted Falcon

The orange-breasted falcon (Falco deiroleucus) is a species of falcon found in Central and South America. These falcons can be distinguished by the orange-brown plumage on their chests and underbellies, giving them their name, as well as by their white throats and dark-colored wings and backs. Orange-breasted falcons have wingspans …