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Northern Caracara

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carche2935.jpg (45795 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Polyborus cheriway Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
51-63.5 cm (Wingspan 110  - 125 cm ) Length
Forest, shrubland wetland. Below 2,000 m. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2 - 4 Eggs, incubation 28 - 32 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly carrion, mammals, birds. Food  
  Habits
TSN: 175595 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Каракара
Czech: karančo chocholatý
Danish: Mexicansk Caracara
German: Karakara, Schopfkarakara
English: Audubon's Caracara, Caracara, Caracara Eagle, Crested Caracara, Florida Caracara, Guadalupe Caracara, Mexican Butterball, Mexican Eagle, Northern Caracara, Northern Crested Caracara, Northern Crested-Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Moñudo, caracara quebrantahuesos, Caraira, Carancho Norteño, Carcara Común
Spanish (Colombia): Caracara Moñudo
Spanish (Cuba): Caraira
Spanish (Mexico): caracara quebrantahuesos, Carcara Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Caricare Encrestado
Estonian: põhja-tuttkarakaara
Finnish: pohjantöyhtökarakara
French: Caracara du Nord, Caracara nord-américain
Italian: Caracara crestato
Japanese: カンムリカラカラ
Latin: Caracara cheriway, Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus cheriway, Polyborus cheriway, Polyborus planchus cheriway, Polyborus plancus cheriway
Dutch: Noordelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian: Nordkarakara
Polish: karakara bialorzytna, karakara białorzytna
Portuguese: caracará-do-norte
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará-do-norte
Russian: Каракара, Каракара обыкновенная, Северная каракара
Slovak: karakara chochlatá
Swedish: Nordlig tofscaracara
Chinese: 巨隼

Range:- Aruba(to Netherlands) Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands (to UK), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherland Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, South Georgia Island & the South Sandwich Isl, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela.

Sub-species

Caracara [plancus or cheriway]
Caracara cheriway audubonii
Caracara cheriway audubonii
Caracara cheriway
Caracara cheriway cheriway
Caracara lutosa
Caracara cheriway pallidus
Caracara [plancus or cheriway]
Caracara plancus plancus
 


 

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