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Mountain Caracara
Phalcoboenus megalopterus (Meyen, 1834)
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Phalcoboenus

Scientific:
  Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Citation:
  (Meyen, 1834)

Reference:
  NovaActaAcad.Caes.Leop.Carol. 16 Suppl. p.64 pl.7

Protonym:
  Aquila megaloptera

Avibase ID:
  736B022CC8F39B90

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/736B022C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175665

Geographic range:

  • Phalcoboenus megalopterus: Páramo of n Peru to nw Argentina and central Chile
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Mountain Caracara
Czech:
  čimango horský
German:
  Bergkarakara
Danish:
  Andescaracara
Spanish:
  Caracara Andino
Finnish:
  inkakarakara
French:
  Caracara montagnard
Italian:
  Caracara montano
Japanese:
  andesukarakara
Japanese:
  アンデスカラカラ
Dutch:
  Andescaracara
Norwegian:
  Fjellkarakara
Polish:
  karakara andyjska
Portuguese:
  Carcará-andino
Russian:
  Горная каракара
Slovak:
  karakara vrchovská
Swedish:
  bergkarakara
Chinese:
  山地巨隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Caracara montagnard ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Caracara montagnard ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Phalcoboenus megalopterus megalopterus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phalcoboenus megalopterus megalopterus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Mountain Caracara ( Phalcoboenus megalopterus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phalcoboenus megalopterus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phalcoboenus megalopterus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phalcoboenus [megalopterus or carunculatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Планинска каракара
Catalan: Caracarà andí, Caracarà dels Andes
Czech: Cimango horský, čimango horský
Danish: Andescaracara
German: Bergkarakara, Berg-Karakara
English: Mountain Caracara
English (IOC): Mountain Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Andino, Carancho cordillerano, Matamico andino, Matamico Cordillero
Spanish (Argentine): Matamico andino
Spanish (Chile): Carancho cordillerano
Spanish (Ecuador): Caracara Montañero
Spanish (Spain): Caracara Andino
Spanish (HBW): Mountain Caracara
Spanish (Peru): Caracara Cordillerano
Estonian: mägikarakaara
Finnish: Inkakarakara
French: Caracara des montagnes, Caracara montagnard
Hungarian: hegyi karakara
Italian: Caracara aligrandi, Caracara montano
Japanese: andesukarakara
Japanese: アンデスカラカラ
Latin: Aquila megaloptera, Phalcoboenus megalopterus, Phalcoboenus megalopterus megalopterus, Polyborus megalopterus
Lithuanian: Kalninė karakara
Dutch: Andescaracara
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fjellkarakara
Norwegian: Fjellkarakara
Polish: karakara andyjska
Portuguese: Carcará-andino
Russian: Горная каракара
Slovak: karakara vrchovská
Serbian: Planinska karakara
Swedish: bergkarakara, Bergscaracara
Ukrainian: Каракара андійська
Chinese: 山地巨隼
Chinese (Traditional): 山卡拉鷹

 

         

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