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  • French
    • Caracara du Nord
  • 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

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Recent observations

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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huatulco

Date

September 2, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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jimenez-antonio

Date

August 24, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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jesuslocbarragan

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the past

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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carloscarrera

Date

April 29, 2014

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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dannywolf

Date

August 25, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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panza_rayada

Date

April 19, 2015 10:12 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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gonzalezii

Date

August 23, 2015 10:27 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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francisco3

Date

August 19, 2015 02:37 PM HST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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jesus_salazar

Date

February 23, 2015

Description

Juvenil

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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charro

Date

June 24, 2015

Place

La Venta (Google, OSM)

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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juancruzado

Date

September 2, 2014 09:46 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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jorgetrevino

Date

August 7, 2015
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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.