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

Southern Caracara Caracara plancus

Described by: Miller, J. F. (1777)
Alternate common name(s): Southern Crested Caracara
Old scientific name(s): Polyborus plancus


Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Nov, 1993 © Allen Chartier  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Paraguay River, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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C. to s. South America;
C. Peru and c. Bolivia e. and s. of the Amazon from its Delta through Brazil in Bahia (Chapada Diamantina) s. of the Amazon to Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina to s. to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Is.


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


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