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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

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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blakesito

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September 13, 2016 08:56 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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pmarley1

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September 22, 2016 11:30 AM CDT

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Numerous caracaras

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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wincal

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October 17, 2014 02:03 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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alexyan

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July 5, 2016 01:43 PM CDT

Description

Pareja de Quebrantahuesos, en parcela de alfalfa, La Granja municipio de Acámbaro, Gto

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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wincal

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August 28, 2014 11:57 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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wincal

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February 2, 2003 11:09 AM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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September 18, 2016 01:21 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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kevinemetcalf

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November 17, 2015 08:46 AM EST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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danieltapaya

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September 12, 2016 11:25 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mmcguire922

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September 18, 2016 11:58 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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cullin

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March 7, 2014 11:35 AM PST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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johnyochum

Date

February 4, 2008 01:04 AM CST
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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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