Habitat and Geographical Distribution: Forests, savannahs and grasslands of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Diet: Insects and small vertebrates, like rodents and reptiles.
Reproduction: Nest in trees using sticks and branches. The nest is lined with mud, manure and leaves. Lay 2 eggs that are incubated for 24-30 days. Two weeks after hatching, couples abandon the nest with their offspring that take 4-5 months to get their adult plumage.
Behaviour: Solitary birds that feed alone, except during the breeding season, in which couples hunt together and eats with their family. Walk slowly, examining the floor and ground vegetation.
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC), not included in the CITES