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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

April 9, 2014 04:22 PM CDT

Description

Paso de Ovejas.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

March 23, 2011 03:47 PM CDT

Description

Xocotitla, Veracruz.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

conuropsis

Date

April 12, 2015

Description

Seen in trees and flying around southwest of Rosswyn Lane along a creek and east of Scott's Corners Golf Course.

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

abraham7

Date

March 8, 2014 12:18 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

daryl

Date

July 5, 2016 07:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

lydialoan

Date

July 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Date

July 10, 2016

Description

Área Natural Protegida El Cimatario
Querétaro de Arteaga (México)
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

nathan20

Date

July 1, 2016 08:37 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

dendroica

Date

September 11, 2012 09:27 AM EDT

Description

Grover Farm, West Windsor, New Jersey

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 3, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

atassin

Date

July 2, 2016 07:27 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Date

July 1, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos

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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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