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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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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

javaro

Date

July 30, 2008

Place

La Huacana (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

greglasley

Date

January 29, 2016

Description

Laguna Largarto Lodge,
north of Pital,
Alajuela Province,
Costa Rica
29 January 2016
10.687
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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

rebecca_atx

Date

January 25, 2014 05:07 PM CST

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

salvatoredv

Date

February 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

quimera

Date

the past

Description

Pareja de Caracara, localizados en un paraje de cultivos de caña de azucar.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

February 1, 2016 09:35 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mlodinow

Date

January 14, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

nycticorax

Date

January 16, 2016 02:34 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

nycticorax

Date

January 15, 2016 06:26 PM EST

Description

My lifer Caracaras!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mjskinner

Date

January 24, 2015 11:00 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

gaudettelaura

Date

December 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

fm5050

Date

January 16, 2016 01:32 PM EST

Description

Big Cypress Reservation, Hendry Co., FL January 16, 2016

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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.