Papuan Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Salvadori, 1875

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This large forest eagle is classified as Vulnerable on the basis of an estimated small population which is slowly declining through habitat loss and, locally at least, hunting. 

Population size: 3200-4000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,200,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Harpyopsis novaeguineae. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.