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Southern Caracara

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Caracara plancus Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
50-65 cm l[wingspan 120-144 cm. ] Length
Open & semi-open country. Up to  2600 m. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2-3 eggs, white with brown markings. Incubation 28 -32 days, fledging 50 to 60 days. Clutch
Carrion, birds, eggs, mammals & reptiles. Food  
  Habits
 - TSN: 554146 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Image by pablo_caceres_c Feb 10, 2007© all rights reserved    

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Southern Crested Caracara Rosendo Fraga Isla Yacyretá, Itapúa Paraguay XC2600

Video by  By Arthur Chapman Aug 97  © all rights reserved

Photo July 6, 2008 by Flávio Cruvinel Brandão © all rights reserved

AKA:- Bulgarian: Каракара
Czech: karančo jižní
Danish: Sydlig Caracara
German: Karakara, Schopfkarakara
English: Common Caracara, Crested Caracara, Southern Caracara, Southern Crested Caracara, Southern Crested-Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Carancho, Caracara Crestado, Caracara quebrantahuesos, Carancho, Quebrantahuesos, Traro
Spanish (Argentine): Carancho
Spanish (Bolivia): Carancho
Spanish (Chile): Traro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Caracara Cargahuesos
Spanish (Honduras): Quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Mexico): caracara quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Nicaragua): Caracara Crestado
Spanish (Paraguay): Carancho
Spanish (Uruguay): Carancho
Estonian: tuttkarakaara
Finnish: eteläntöyhtökarakara
French: Caracara huppé
Irish: Caracara deisceartach
Guarani: Kara kara
Italian: Caracara meridionale
Japanese: karakara
Japanese: カラカラ
Latin: Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus plancus, Polyborus planchus planchus
Dutch: Kuifcaracara
Norwegian: Gribbkarakara
Polish: karakara czarnobrzucha
Portuguese: Caracara, caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Russian: Каракара обыкновенная, Обыкновенная каракара
Slovak: Karakara pásikavá
Swedish: Sydlig tofscaracara, Tofscaracara
Chinese: 风头巨隼

Range:- [Argentina:- Argentine Region:- Argentine Northwest, Buenos Aires, Cuyo, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Patagonia, ] Bolivia, { Brazil:- [ Center-West Brazil:- Federal District, GoiásMato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul. ]  [ North Brazil:-  Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Para, Rondônia. Roraima, Tocantins, ] [ Northeast Brazil:- Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte, Piauí, Sergipe, ] [ South Brazil:- Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, ] [ Southeast Brazil:-  Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, ] Chile, ,Falkland Islands Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago & Uruguay.

Sub-species

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

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