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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

Observer

marianacroc15

Date

August 22, 2016 05:14 PM CDT

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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mako252

Date

December 5, 2016 09:10 AM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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cullen

Date

November 23, 2016 05:00 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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cullen

Date

November 7, 2016 04:14 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

cullen

Date

November 7, 2016 02:17 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

December 4, 2016 04:07 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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sheliahargis

Date

December 4, 2016 12:25 PM CST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

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huatulco

Date

December 4, 2016 08:03 AM PST

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

lg_price

Date

December 2, 2016 12:52 PM CST

Description

Appears to be a first Rusk County record.

Photos / Sounds

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

cacomike

Date

December 2, 2016 11:52 AM CST

Description

Juvenil

Photos / Sounds

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Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mako252

Date

December 2, 2016 07:48 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

philipwoodscc

Date

December 1, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

this pair was sitting in a tree and then flew over us

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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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