Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Chimango Caracara

Chimango Caracara Milvago chimango

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Chimango
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Puyehue National Park, Chile - Nov, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Taim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Taim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Ushuaia, Argentina - Nov 10, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. third of South America;
(1) Se. Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), e. Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay and n. and c. Argentina to n. and c. Chile n. to Atacama.
(2) S. Chile s. from Concepcion and s. Argentina s. from Rio Chubut to Tierra del Fuego and the Cape Horn Is.
Introduced to Easter Is. in the s. Pacific Ocean.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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