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  • Scientific Names
    • Caracara cheriway
    • Caracara cheriway audubonii
    • Polyborus audubonii
    • Polyborus plancus audubonii
  • English
    • Crested Caracara
    • Northern Crested Caracara
  • Spanish
    • Caracara quebrantahuesos
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CRCA
  • French
    • Caracara du Nord

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

kabeenehh

Date

May 25, 2016

Place

UABCS (Google, OSM)

Description

Juvenil.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

ryan8

Date

May 25, 2016 10:26 AM CDT

Description

A pair

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

April 14, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mchlfx

Date

April 25, 2016 08:12 AM CDT

Description

Juvenile

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mchlfx

Date

April 25, 2016 07:35 AM CDT

Description

Adult

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

May 23, 2016 08:06 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tres Marias crested caracara Caracara cheriway ssp. pallidus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 4, 2016 08:32 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

redabbott

Date

February 14, 2016 11:35 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

jromeoti

Date

October 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tres Marias crested caracara Caracara cheriway ssp. pallidus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 1, 2016 10:59 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

jromeoti

Date

May 15, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

pacof

Date

May 16, 2016

Description

En Paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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Description from Wikipedia

The Northern Crested Caracara, Northern Caracara, or Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway) as it is properly known where it lives in the Americas, is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Southern Caracara (C. plancus) and the extinct Guadalupe Caracara (C. lutosa) as the "Crested Caracara". It has also been known as the Audubon's Caracara. As with its relatives, the Northern Caracara was formerly placed in the genus Polyborus....

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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