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Northern Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway

Description:

Spotted the bird perching in a tree top near a filling station, when I went on a tour to Germany

1 Species ID Suggestions

evenlake
evenlake 8 years ago
Crested Caracara
Caracara cheriway Northern Crested Caracara


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11 Comments

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Common & Scientific name added!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Well this is an interesting spotting i agree whit evenlake and Liam a Caracara but this spot is in Germany do you see this bird in a reserve.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

I agree with Caracara. Almost definitely an escapee.

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

definitely a crested Caracara, and as evenlake mentioned its native to North and South America.

AnuraagRajasekhar
AnuraagRajasekhar 8 years ago

any reason ??

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

I'd say it is an immature.

evenlake
evenlake 8 years ago

If the reserve keeps non-native species, I'd have to say it's a caracara.

AnuraagRajasekhar
AnuraagRajasekhar 8 years ago

there was a reserve near by :D

I agree it looks like a Caracara - but those are not native to Germany I don't think... Was this seen in the wild?

evenlake
evenlake 8 years ago

Looks an awful lot like a Crested Caracara, but as they are only native to North and South America, it'd have to be an escapee from somewhere nearby. Is there a zoo around the filling station?

AnuraagRajasekhar
AnuraagRajasekhar 8 years ago

no i don't :(

AnuraagRajasekhar
Spotted by
AnuraagRajasekhar

Eschau, Bayern, Germany

Spotted on Oct 13, 1900
Submitted on May 25, 2012

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