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genus

Caracara Merrem, 1826

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Falconiformes »  family Falconidae - caracaras and falcons

Scientific synonyms

Polyborus

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Caracara cheriway (Jacquin, 1784) - Crested Caracara

Caracara cheriway - Crested Caracara

species Caracara creightoni Brodkorb, 1959 - Bahaman Caracara
species Caracara latebrosus (Wetmore, 1920) - Puerto Rican Caracara
species Caracara lutosa (Ridgway, 1876) - Guadalupe Caracara
species Caracara plancus (J. F. Miller, 1777) - Crested Caracara

Caracara plancus - Crested Caracara

species Caracara tellustris Olson, 2008

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Caracara Merrem, 1826]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon