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Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway

Description:

Tall, thin raptor often scavenging with vultures. Third photo is an immature.

Habitat:

Prairie near trees.

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8 Comments

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

I would be honored to get a picture of one of those, I can't imagine how you feel

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

unbelievable!

Jim West
Jim West 6 years ago

Thanks, ya'll. There's a nest down the road from my house a few miles. A pair are permanent residents here.

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

Excellent shots! That is one special bird to see in the US.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

But great shots!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

By the way, Cara cara is one word: >Caracara

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

This is a lovely spotting. To make it complete, and useful to researchers using this site for data, please edit this and add a reference (Wikipedia, Encyclopedia of Life, something else) about this species in the reference field of your spotting. Please do this for each photo you post. Thanks for helping to make Project Noah a complete reference tool for scientists.

rams4d
rams4d 6 years ago

Excellent pictures, congrats !!!

Jim West
Spotted by
Jim West

Ferris, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 27, 2015
Submitted on Mar 27, 2015

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