Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Yellow-headed Caracara

Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima

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


Mana, French Guiana - Jul 16, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset 
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S. Central America to se. tropical South America;
(1) Sw. Costa Rica, Panama (Pearl Is.), Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad (Nariva Swamp), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana s. n. of the Amazon in e. Ecuador, e. Peru and Brazil.
(2) E. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia, Brazil s. of the Amazon (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), Paraguay, Uruguay and n. Argentina.


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


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