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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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Recent observations

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

csavy

Date

August 15, 2014

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

crayonponyfish

Date

December 28, 2009

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

blubayou

Date

October 19, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

October 11, 2014 01:15 PM CDT

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What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

sorilet14

Date

October 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

October 7, 2014 07:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

marioantonio

Date

October 3, 2014

Description

Ejemplar inmaduro que caminaba dentro del área de un bordo de captación de agua del Ejido Tanque de Arenas, Municipio de Catorce, San Luis Potosí

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyborus plancus audubonii Caracara cheriway

Observer

carlos2

Date

September 21, 2014

Place

Tehuacan (Google, OSM)

Description

Una pareja en un árbol

Photos / Sounds

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What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

October 6, 2014 04:10 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Date

September 20, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

quimera

Date

September 12, 2014 05:50 PM COT

Description

laguna de Magdalena, Magdalena, Jalisco.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

vicros

Date

April 2, 2011
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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.