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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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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

April 30, 2013 12:03 PM CDT

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

April 26, 2013 12:40 PM CDT

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What

Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

connlindajo

Date

January 26, 2015 10:07 AM CST

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What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

pacof

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

En Paco´s Nature Reserve

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

abeljossafat

Date

January 11, 2014

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 20, 2014 10:44 AM CST

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Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 28, 2014 03:56 PM CST

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 28, 2014 03:57 PM CST

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Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 28, 2014 03:54 PM CST

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Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 25, 2015

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Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

tonohernandez

Date

January 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

annikaml

Date

January 24, 2015 03:11 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.