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  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CRCA
  • Spanish
    • Caracara quebrantahuesos
  • Scientific Names
    • Caracara cheriway
    • Caracara cheriway audubonii
    • Polyborus audubonii
    • Polyborus plancus audubonii
  • English
    • Crested Caracara
    • Northern Crested Caracara

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Recent observations

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

finatic

Date

April 7, 2014 01:20 PM PDT

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

April 15, 2014 04:13 PM HST

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

April 10, 2014 03:23 AM HST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 7, 2014 01:25 PM PDT

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What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

alexyan

Date

April 9, 2014

Description

EN RIVERA DEL BORDO PRIETO, EN LA COMUNIDAD DE LA SOLEDAD, MUNICIPIO DE ACAMBARO, GTO., EL AVE SE ENCONTRABA SOBRE VOLANDO

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What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

manuelnevarez

Date

April 5, 2014

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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abr

Date

March 29, 2013 04:57 PM PDT

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Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

greglasley

Date

April 7, 2014

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Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

ruiz0812

Date

April 11, 2011

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Square

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Date

November 22, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

dfwuw

Date

March 15, 2014

Description

Male Bald Eagle chased the caracara away from the eagle's nest.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

cullen

Date

March 7, 2014 03:54 PM 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.