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Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway) (Jacquin, 1784)
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae

Scientific:
  Caracara cheriway
Citation:
  (Jacquin, 1784)

Protonym:
  Falco cheriway

Avibase ID:
  ABF6C3C492AE0D2B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175595

Geographic range:

  • Caracara cheriway cheriway: E Panama and n S Am. to n Peru, Brazil, Aruba and Trinidad
  • Caracara cheriway pallidus: Tres Marías Islands (off w Mexico)
  • Caracara cheriway audubonii: S US to w Panama, Cuba and Isle of Pines
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Crested Caracara
Czech:
  karančo chocholatý
German:
  Schopfkarakara
Danish:
  Mexicansk Caracara
Spanish:
  Carancho Norteño
Finnish:
  pohjantöyhtökarakara
French:
  Caracara du Nord
Italian:
  Caracara crestato
Japanese:
  カンムリカラカラ
Dutch:
  Noordelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian:
  Nordkarakara
Polish:
  karakara bialorzytna
Portuguese:
  Caracará-do-norte
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Caracará-do-norte
Russian:
  Северная каракара
Slovak:
  karakara chochlatá
Swedish:
  Nordlig tofscaracara
Chinese:
  巨隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Polyborus cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Audubon's Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Caracara du Nord ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 1st edition:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
eBird version 1.50:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
eBird version 1.52:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
eBird version 1.53:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
eBird version 1.54:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
eBird version 1.55:
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Northern Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Polyborus cheriway
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Crested Caracara ( Caracara cheriway)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caracara cheriway

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caracara [plancus or cheriway] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Каракара
Czech: karančo chocholatý
Danish: Mexicansk Caracara, Stor Caracara
German: Karakara, Schopfkarakara
English: Audubon's Caracara, Caracara, Caracara Eagle, Crested Caracara, Florida Caracara, Guadalupe Caracara, Mexican Butterball, Mexican Eagle, Northern Caracara, Northern Crested Caracara, Northern Crested-Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Crestada Norteño, Caracara Moñudo, caracara quebrantahuesos, Caraira, Carancho Norteño, Carcara Común
Spanish (Colombia): Caracara Moñudo
Spanish (Cuba): Caraira
Spanish (Mexico): caracara quebrantahuesos, Carcara Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Caricare Encrestado
Estonian: põhja-tuttkarakaara
Finnish: pohjantöyhtökarakara
French: Caracara du Nord, Caracara nord-américain
Italian: Caracara crestato
Japanese: カンムリカラカラ
Latin: Caracara cheriway, Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus cheriway, Polyborus cheriway, Polyborus planchus cheriway, Polyborus plancus cheriway
Dutch: Noordelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian: Nordkarakara
Polish: karakara bialorzytna, karakara białorzytna
Portuguese: caracará-do-norte
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará-do-norte
Russian: Каракара, Каракара обыкновенная, Северная каракара
Slovak: karakara chochlatá
Swedish: Nordlig tofscaracara
Chinese: 巨隼

 

         

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