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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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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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ozcarsv

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August 23, 2016 12:23 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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carloscarrera

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October 16, 2015 05:50 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mako252

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August 22, 2016 08:12 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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cexil

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October 15, 2013 07:48 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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obaezm

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December 6, 2013 10:02 AM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mako252

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October 21, 2015 07:40 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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juanramon

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August 17, 2016

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mako252

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August 17, 2016 07:47 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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justinjoseph

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August 16, 2016 07:28 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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aalphyn

Date

August 16, 2016 08:02 PM COT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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keithcbiologist

Date

August 16, 2016 01:50 PM CDT

Description

A pair of Caracaras were staying dry atop the snag along Sims Bayou

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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edwardrt5

Date

June 15, 2013 05:17 AM CDT
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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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