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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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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

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francisco3

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May 19, 2015 03:25 PM HST

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

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laubetzy

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April 28, 2015

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

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julio

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May 16, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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oly-rojas

Date

April 16, 2015

Description

Solo pude apreciar 1 ave como a las 9:30 am Parque Guadiana.

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Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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amdowning76

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the past

Description

Caracara defending prey from grackles

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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annikaml

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May 17, 2015 05:13 PM CDT

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

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catdark

Date

August 15, 2012

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

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gonzalezii

Date

May 9, 2015 01:24 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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greglasley

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

The bird was quite wet from thunderstorm that had just stopped

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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miwasatoshi

Date

April 30, 2015 06:40 PM CDT

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crested caracara Caracara cheriway

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sambiology

Date

May 7, 2015

Description

Unfortunately, this one flew away just as Greg, Liam, Mark, Cullen, Eric, and Nick came...

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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hoppy1951

Date

April 2, 2015 09:13 AM BST

Description

Fairly common in the northern cays, but rare elsewhere in Cuba. Cayo Coco, Jardines del Rey, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba.

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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.