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Yellow-headed Caracara

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Milvago chimachima Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
45 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Subtropical/tropical seasonally wet/flooded grassland, savanna, shrubland, degraded former forest, below 1,800 m. Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
 5 - 7 Buff eggs. incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Mainly carrion.birds, mammals. Food  
  Habits
3554 - TSN: 175667 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo Nov 30, 2008 by Dario Sanches © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Yellow-headed Caracara song
(Milvago chimachima)
Joe Klaiber XC43377
??-12-2007, Venezuela 

Video by Planet of Birds © all rights reserved

 

 

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Жълтоглава каракара
Czech: čimango žlutavý, Cimango žlutohlavý
Danish: Lys Caracara
German: Chimachima, Gelbkopfkarakara
English: Chimachima, Chimachima Caracara, Northern Carrier Falcon, Yellow headed Caracara, Yellow-headed Caracara
Spanish: Caracara cabecigualdo, Caracara Chimachima, Chimachima, Chimachimá, Pigua
Spanish (Argentine): Chimachima
Spanish (Bolivia): Chimachima
Spanish (Colombia): Pigua
Spanish (Costa Rica): Caracara cabecigualdo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Caracara Cabecigualdo
Spanish (Paraguay): Chimachima
Spanish (Uruguay): Chimachima
Spanish (Venezuela): Caricare Sabanero, Chiriguare
Estonian: helekarakaara
Finnish: Vaaleakarakara
French: Caracara à tête jaune, Caracara chimachima
Guarani: Kiri kiri, Kirincho
Italian: Caracara testagialla
Japanese: kibarakarakara
Japanese: キバラカラカラ
Latin: Milvago chimachima
Dutch: Geelkopcaracara
Norwegian: Kremkarakara
Polish: Trębacz czimaczima, trebacz jasnoglowy, trębacz jasnogłowy
Portuguese: caracará, caracará-branco, caracaraí, caracará-pinhé, caracará-tinga, carapinhé, Carrapateiro, chimachima, chimango-branco, Gavião-carrapateiro, papa-bicheira, pinhé
Portuguese (Brazil): caracará, caracará-branco, caracaraí, caracará-pinhé, caracará-tinga, carapinhé, Carrapateiro, Carrapeteiro, chimachima, chimango-branco, gavião-carrapateiro, papa-bicheira, pinhé
Russian: Химахима
Slovak: cimango cimacima , čimango čimačima, karakara čimačima, karakara čimačima (čimačima pobelavá)
Swedish: Gulhövdad chimango
Chinese: 黄头叫隼

Range:-

Acre, Alagoas, Amapá, Amazonas, Amazonas, Amazonas de Guayana ven, Amazonia, Andina Norte, Andina Sur, Antioquia, Anzoateguio, Apure, Aragua, Arauca, Argentina, Argentine Northwest, Argentine Region, Atlantica, Atlantico, Bahia, Barinas de los Andes, Bogota, Bolivar, Bolivia, Bonaire, Boyaca, Brazil, Caldas, Caqueta, Caqueta, Carabobo, Cauca, Ceará, Center-West Brazil, Cesar, Choco, Cojedes, Colombia, Cordoba, Costa Rica, Cundinamarca, Delta Amacuro, Ecuador, Espírito Santo, Falcón, Federal District, French Guiana, Goiás, Gran Chaco, Guainia, Guaviare, Guyana, Huila, Isla Margarita, La Guajira, Lara, Magdalena, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mesopotamia, Meta, Minas Gerais, Miranda, Monagas Nor Oriental ven, Narino, Netherlands Antilles, Norte de Santander, North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, Orinoquia, Pacífica, Panama, Para, Paraguay, Paraná, Pernambuco, Peru, Piauí, Portuguesa, Putumayo, Quindio, Región Capital, Región Central, Región Centro Occidental, Region de Guayana ven, Region de los Andes, Región de los Llanos, Region Insular ven, Region Nor Oriental, Región Zuliana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Risaralda, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Santander, São Paul, Sergipe, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil, Sucre, Sucre Nor Oriental ven, Suriname, Tachira, Tocantins, Tolima, Trinidad and Tobago, Trujillo, Uruguay, Valle del Cauca, Vargas, Venezuela, Venezuela, Vichada, Yaracuy,

Sub-species,

Milvago chimachima
Milvago chimachima chimachima
Milvago chimachima cordata
Milvago chimachima cordatus
 

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