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Thanks everyone, I updated the details about it.
I agree with ashley it's a Crested Caracara.
That is the bad thing about splitting species, not all websites update it even when they were split several years before!
Whoooa...I was not suggesting the southern form. I found a CR and an international website still using the species name before they were split into species. I have removed my suggestion and endorsed Caracara cheriway.
And estebanjaramillo55, I have deleted your ID suggestion since it is what I have already suggested. If you agree with it, simply click the +1 button instead of making a separate suggestion, thanks.
If this were the southern crested caracara as Scott suggested, the barring on the chest would be much more extensive and go most of the way up the neck. Also, the link he provided shows the range before the species was split. The species he suggested does not occur in Costa Rica now. Here are the range maps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Cr... and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Ca...
Spotted on Feb 18, 2014 Submitted on Apr 14, 2014
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