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

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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).
But O'Neill was more concerned by what he saw overhead--a caracara, circling, the sight of which put O'Neill on edge.
Segun el mito, el Inca Huayna Capac por orden divina convierte al cerro en un oratorio donde se hacian ofrendas y sacrificios sin ser explotado por sus habitantes, los caracaras, que ademas eran mineros.
Evidence of long distance seed dispersal has also been reported for Attalea phalerata by crested caracaras (Caracara plancus; Galetti & Guimaraes, 2004).
2006: 840, donde los malcos de Charka y Qaraqara piden "que Vuestra Majestad sea servido de hacernos mercedes a nosotros los naturales de esta provincia de los Charcas, que somos los Charcas y los Caracaras, pues en nuestras tierras se ha descubierto una riqueza tan grande para su real servicio en el Cerro Rico de Potosi, de a donde se saca, y se ha sacado, tanta riqueza en su real servicio y aumento de la Real Hacienda.
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.
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.
In the United States, crested caracaras reside in southeastern Texas, southwestern Arizona, and south-central Florida.
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.
Despues de 5 minutos aproximadamente, uno de los caracaras regreso, sobrevolo el sitio y se retiro.