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The Mountain Hawk-Eagle is a bird of prey.
The Mountain Hawk-Eagle is a medium-large raptor at 69–84 cm (27–33 in) in length and a wingspan of 134–175 cm (53–69 in). The typical adult has brown upperparts and pale underparts, with barring on the undersides of the flight feathers and tail. The breast and belly and underwing coverts are heavily streaked. The wings are broad with a curved trailing edge, and are held in a shallow V in flight. Sexes are similar, but young birds are often whiter-headed.
It is a bird of mountain woodland, which builds a stick nest in a tree and lays usually a single egg.Mountain Hawk-Eagles eat small mammals, birds and reptiles.