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any of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South America and Central America

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Bactris gasipaes fruits consumption by Caracara plancus in the Municipality of Brasileia, southwestern Amazon, Brazil
Evaluation of gastrointestinal tract transit times using barium sulfate suspension in Caracara plancus.
In the wild, striated caracaras are native to the Falkland Islands and small islands along the tip of South America.
Potential Stripe-tailed Yellow-finch nest predators with relevant importance due to their conspicuousness in the old mining areas are the Southern Caracara (Caracara plancus (Miller, 1777), Falconidae) and the Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia (Molina, 1782), Strigidae).
Evidence of long distance seed dispersal has also been reported for Attalea phalerata by crested caracaras (Caracara plancus; Galetti & Guimaraes, 2004).
Original Burrows-Wheeler scheme archives input strings (we use "caracaras" throughout our examples) in three major steps:
Se ha sugerido que la palabra "Carcaraes", utilizada por algunas fuentes atlanticas para referirse a los "Caracaras" [Qaraqaras] de Macha y Chaqui, tal vez puede estar presente en el nombre del rio "Carcaranal, lo que senalaria una lejana "isla" de la misma gente en la union de los rios Carcaranal y Parana, cerca del Fuerte Santo Espiritu de Cabot.
The color photographs, documenting squirrel monkeys, helmeted iguanas, automeris moths, violet sabrewings, quetzals, orchids, crested caracaras, olive ridley turtles, ospreys, yellow-crowned night herons, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and many other examples of flora and (mostly) fauna, as well as some landscapes, are organized by region, with six chapters devoted to the Central Divide, Guanacaste, the Central Pacific, the Osa Peninsula, the North Caribbean, and the South Caribbean.
"Here I can practise falconry and work on educational displays and rehabilitation." While falconry is traditionally seen as an art or sport using trained birds to hunt, Geoff's life is about saving the falcons, hawks, owls, eagles, vultures, Caracaras and others he is passionate about.
We saw herons, fish hawks, white egrets, caracaras, alligators and the phlegmatic black vulture.
Others, particularly the falcons and caracaras, have been placed in the related family Falconidae.
(1) Our small team of scientists lure caracaras into a net using a captive caracara.
We tentatively attributed these mortalities to crested caracaras (Pclyborus plancus), based on four observations on CWMA of crested caracaras stan ding over live tortoises that had been flipped on their backs.