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Southern Crested Caracara

Polyborus plancus


The Southern Crested Caracara occurs from Tierra del Fuego in southernmost South America north to the Amazon River region and southern Peru. An isolated population occurs on the Falkland Islands. It avoids the Andean highlands and dense humid forest, such as the Amazon rainforest, where it is largely restricted to relatively open sections along major rivers. Otherwise, it occurs in virtually any open or semi-open habitat and is often found near humans.

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Amazing reflections!

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Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 26, 2009
Submitted on Dec 11, 2012

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