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Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway


A mostly dark bird, they have long yellow legs and a white crest on the top of the head. They are commonly seen running on the ground.


They are found from southern Texas south to South America. They are also found in Florida occasionally and are spreading North in the US quite rapidly. They prefer open country.

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ConorSheaWing 8 years ago

Texas is obviously being really good to you lol. Nice spot.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago


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Port Isabel, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 8, 2013
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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