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Mountain Caracara

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Phalcoboenus megalopterus Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
48 - 54 cm  (Wingspan ) Length
Tropical high altitude grassland between 2,000 - 5,000 m. Range:- Argentina:-  Argentine Northwest, Cuyo, Patagonia. ) Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru. Habitat
1 - 3 Eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly carrion. Food  
3549 - TSN: 175665 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Mountain Caracara Niels Krabbe Laguna de los Pozuelos, Jujuy Argentina XC15998 calls


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AKA:- Bulgarian: Планинска каракара
Czech: Cimango horský, čimango horský
Danish: Andescaracara
German: Bergkarakara, Berg-Karakara
English: Mountain Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Andino, Carancho cordillerano, Matamico andino, Matamico Cordillero
Spanish (Argentine): Matamico andino
Spanish (Chile): Carancho cordillerano
Estonian: mägikarakaara
Finnish: Inkakarakara
French: Caracara des montagnes, Caracara montagnard
Italian: Caracara aligrandi, Caracara montano
Japanese: andesukarakara
Japanese: アンデスカラカラ
Latin: Phalcoboenus megalopterus, Polyborus megalopterus
Dutch: Andescaracara
Norwegian: Fjellkarakara
Polish: karakara andyjska
Russian: Горная каракара
Slovak: karakara vrchovská
Swedish: Bergscaracara
Chinese: 山地巨隼



Phalcoboenus megalopterus
Phalcoboenus [albogularis or carunculatus]

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