Power lines as a threat to a canopy predator: Electrocuted harpy eagle in southwestern Brazilian amazon

Almério Câmara Gusmão, Danilo Degra, Odair Diogo da Silva, Lucas Simão de Souza, Angélica Vilas Boas da Frota, Carlos Augusto Tuyama, Maria Cristina Tuyama, Thatiane Martins da Costa, Ana Paula Dalbem, Adrian A. Barnett, Francisca Helena Aguiar-Silva, Manoel dos Santos Filho

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Abstract

Here we report an electrocution event of a juvenile Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja in Alta Floresta D’Oeste municipality in Rondonia state, Brazil. We also discuss the negative effects that power transmission lines can have on Harpy Eagle populations in highly fragmented environments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16904-16908
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Threatened Taxa
Volume12
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2020
Externally publishedYes

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