Power lines as a threat to a canopy predator: electrocuted Harpy Eagle in southwestern Brazilian Amazon

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Almério Câmara Gusmão
Danilo Degra
Odair Diogo da Silva
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5271-2849
Lucas Simão de Souza
Angélica Vilas Boas da Frota
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3693-4756
Carlos Augusto Tuyama
Maria Cristina Tuyama
Thatiane Martins da Costa
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7560-8828
Ana Paula Dalbem
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6282-4799
Adrian A. Barnett
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8829-2719
Francisca Helena Aguiar-Silva
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0301-3942
Manoel dos Santos Filho
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9784-7114

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.  

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Câmara Gusmão, A., 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 and Manoel dos Santos Filho 2020. Power lines as a threat to a canopy predator: electrocuted Harpy Eagle in southwestern Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 13 (Sep. 2020), 16904–16908. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6198.12.13.16904-16908.
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