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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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fundacionyepez

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January 8, 2017 03:05 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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anudibranchmom

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December 28, 2016 09:32 AM PST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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anudibranchmom

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January 3, 2017 06:40 AM PST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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psweet

Date

December 31, 2016 09:58 AM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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blakesito

Date

November 23, 2016 09:04 AM CST

Place

Oaxaca, MX (Google, OSM)

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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marboo

Date

December 30, 2016 07:26 AM WET

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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blakesito

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October 26, 2016 08:58 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mikeel

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November 25, 2015 02:06 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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August 20, 2016 08:02 AM PDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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August 16, 2016 03:54 PM PDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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July 30, 2016 04:31 PM PDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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August 5, 2016 04:49 PM PDT
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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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