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    • Caracara cheriway
    • Caracara cheriway audubonii
    • Polyborus audubonii
    • Polyborus plancus audubonii
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    • Crested Caracara
    • Northern Crested Caracara
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    • Caracara quebrantahuesos
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

April 8, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

Description

Pareja de adultos, 3 temporadas seguidas de hacer su nido en una "palma de coyoles" la última temporada unas auras se comieron los pollos aún en los huevos. Abandonaron la zona.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Date

the past

Place

Catemaco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

blubayou

Date

December 16, 2014 12:24 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

jorgetrevino

Date

January 30, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

josecolorado

Date

December 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

francisco3

Date

December 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

December 1, 2014 03:26 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

flozanor

Date

August 12, 2007

Description

Caracara perchado sobre una yuca

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caracara quebrantahuesos Caracara cheriway

Observer

pacof

Date

October 3, 2011

Description

En Paco´s Nature Reserve

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

crested caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

mojavejohnson

Date

November 28, 2014 01:52 PM CST

Description

Viewed in flight.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

crested caracara Caracara cheriway

Observer

blubayou

Date

November 26, 2014 01:45 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nasua

Date

November 25, 2014 07:03 AM CST
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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.