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Yellow-Headed Caracara

Milvago chimachima

Description:

This yellow-headed caracara was about 40 cm long with a black streak behind the eye, cream chest and brown feathers on the wings.

Habitat:

Despite being a bird of savanna, swamps and forest edges, this caracara was spotted on a remote tropical island, eating coconut flesh.

Notes:

Spotted on Kuanidup Island, San Blas Archipelago, Panama

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Comarca Guna Yala, Panama

Spotted on Mar 28, 2015
Submitted on May 14, 2015

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