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Southern caracara

Caracara plancus

Description:

•They eat snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, snails, bird chicks, peanuts, beans, fruits, small mammals, worms, carrion, eggs and crustaceans. •They steal food from other birds. •Their feet are adapted to spend a lot of time on the ground.

Habitat:

Any open habitat, incluiding places near humans -I saw this caracara in Mariana (MG, Brazil)

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BrunoMoller
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BrunoMoller

MG, Brazil

Spotted on May 11, 2016
Submitted on Dec 23, 2016

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