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  • French
    • Caracara du Nord
  • 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

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Recent observations

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

ralcaraz

Date

May 28, 2015 11:10 AM MST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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dpom

Date

December 31, 2012 09:11 AM PST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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jaydubyah

Date

the past

Description

The brown ones are juveniles.

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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pnapper

Date

April 4, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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francisco3

Date

June 15, 2015 03:54 PM HST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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huatulco

Date

June 15, 2015 10:00 AM PDT

Description

Parque National de Huatulco - Cacaluta

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No photos or sounds

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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cholzapfel

Date

March 20, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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balamcacaxtla

Date

September 14, 2014 01:25 PM MDT

Description

Imagen tomada por una cámara-trampa del programa de conservación de especies en riesgo (PROCER) en el APFF Meseta de Cacaxtla.

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

June 9, 2015 01:58 PM HST

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No photos or sounds

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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hadasparag

Date

March 20, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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albertomendoza

Date

March 18, 2015

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

June 4, 2015 08:14 AM 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.