Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Northern Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway

Description:

I believe this is a Northern Caracara.

Habitat:

Sonoran Desert. Have see very large quantities the past few weeks as farmers are tilling the fields and they are having a hayday with the fieldmice!

Notes:

I think this is a Northern Caracara. The black ones are Southern. These seem a lot more scraggley than the black ones.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Northern Crested Caracara
Caracara cheriway Northern Crested Caracara


Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

EvelynWilson
EvelynWilson 7 years ago

Thankyou Kalee.

EvelynWilson
Spotted by
EvelynWilson

Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 21, 2012
Submitted on Jan 6, 2013

Related Spottings

Crested Caracara Caracara Caracara Southern Crested Caracara

Nearby Spottings

Mexican Long-Nosed Snake Sonoran Coachwhip Snake White-tailed Kite Red-tailed Hawk