from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Harpyia.

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  • n. a genus of Accipitridae


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  • Other non-endemic bird distributed along the western region of the Cordillera, such as the harpy eagle (Harpia harpia) and the military macaw (Ara militaris), are considered vulnerable at national level.

    Cordillera La Costa montane forests

  • -- Head and muzzle as in _H. harpia_; fur long and dense, above brown with grey bases; underneath whitish; sides light brown.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • _Harpiocephalus_ and _Murina_ must be united in a single genus; but finding afterwards that Gray had founded _Murina_ on a specimen of what he believed to be _Vesp. suillus_ (Temm.), but which was in reality a specimen of a very different species from Darjeeling, belonging to the same section of the genus as _Vespertilio harpia_

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon


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