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Southern Crested Caracara

Caracara plancus


The cap, belly, thighs, most of the wings and tail-tip are dark brownish, the auriculars, throat and nape are whitish-buff, and the chest, neck, mantle, back, uppertail-coverts, crissum and basal part of the tail are whitish-buff barred dark brownish. The legs are yellow and the bare facial skin and cere are deep yellow to reddish-orange.


Atlantic costal region

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Parnamirim, RN, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 17, 2014
Submitted on May 2, 2014

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