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    • Caracara cheriway
    • Caracara cheriway audubonii
    • Polyborus audubonii
    • Polyborus plancus audubonii
  • English
    • Crested Caracara
    • Northern Crested Caracara
  • Spanish
    • Caracara quebrantahuesos
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    • CRCA

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Recent observations

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Observer

nasua

Date

July 15, 2014 06:57 PM CDT

Description

quelele

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What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

July 9, 2014

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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gpstewart

Date

April 18, 2014 11:26 AM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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greglasley

Date

July 3, 2014

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Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

July 1, 2014 11:06 AM HST

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Crested caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

luckypen

Date

June 24, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

June 30, 2014 01:31 AM CDT

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Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

crusty

Date

June 19, 2014

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Square

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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carmelo_lopez

Date

March 14, 2004

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Square

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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hvillalonmoreno

Date

June 19, 2014

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Square

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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luckypen

Date

June 7, 2014

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Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

June 4, 2014 04:05 PM HST
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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.