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This species is found in northeastern Colombia and northwestern Venezuela. In Colombia, it is distributed up to 1200 m above sea level in the arid part of the Caribbean Coast from the Sinú River eastward to the base of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the Serranía de Perijá, and south to the lower valley of the Cauca River and the middle valley of the Magdalena River in Antioquia (ruficollis). Also in La Guajira (decolor), east of the Andes in Norte de Santander (coloratus), and north of Meta, Casanare, Arauca, and northeast of Vichada (bicinctus

The Harpy is the largest eagle in the western and southern hemisphere, and the second largest in the world. However, it is the most powerful and robust bird of prey, which is why it can feed on large vertebrates such as monkeys, sloths and even deers. It is considered an apex predator and its conservation status is near threatened due to habitat loss and hunting.