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    • Caracara cheriway
    • Caracara cheriway audubonii
    • Polyborus audubonii
    • Polyborus plancus audubonii
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    • Crested Caracara
    • Northern Crested Caracara
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    • Caracara quebrantahuesos
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

erikteran

Date

April 17, 2014 06:13 PM COT

Description

Está en los terrenos de una familia que se dedica a la cría de gallinas y peleas de gallos. Se encuentra encerrada en una choza de madera de aprox. 2x2x2 m

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Date

July 26, 2014

Place

Los Mochis (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 12, 2014

Description

Taken with a point and shoot looking right into the sun from 100 meters, so a lousy shot, but identifiable.

Photos / Sounds

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

berenice

Date

August 6, 2014 09:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

July 29, 2014 08:02 AM CDT

Description

3 individuos perchando en Cocus nucifera

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

July 30, 2014 07:15 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

July 23, 2014 07:50 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

July 15, 2014 06:57 PM CDT

Description

quelele

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

July 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

gpstewart

Date

April 18, 2014 11:26 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

July 1, 2014 11:06 AM HST
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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.