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Crested Caracara (Southern)

Caracara plancus [plancus] (= Caracara plancus plancus) (Miller, JF 1777)

The crested caracara is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is found from the southern United States through Central and South America to Tierra del Fuego. It was formerly placed in the genus Polyborus. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
   Caracara
Scientific:
  Caracara plancus plancus


Original description

Citation:
  (Miller, JF 1777)

Reference:
   Icon. Animalium pt3 pl.17

Protonym:
  Falco Plancus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49649848


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7C22C3D36819CF16

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7C22C3D3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C22C3D3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554146

Geographic range:

  • Caracara plancus [plancus]: northern Chile and central Peru east to the mouth of the Amazon, south to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands; intergrades with nominate cheriway along the Amazon
English:
Crested Caracara (Southern)
German:
Schopfkarakara (plancus)
Spanish:
Caracara Carancho (sureño)
Spanish (Spain):
Caracara carancho (sureño)
French:
Caracara huppé [plancus]
Icelandic:
Gammfálki (plancus)
Japanese:
ミナミカラカラ(plancus)
Norwegian:
gribbkarakara
Portuguese (Brazil):
carcará (plancus)
Russian:
Равнинная каракара (plancus)
Slovak:
karakara pásikavá (skup.)
Serbian:
Ćubasta karakara (južna)
Swedish:
tofskarakara (plancus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Crested Caracara (Southern) ( Caracara plancus [plancus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Caracara huppé ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Crested Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Crested Caracara (Southern) ( Caracara plancus plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Crested Caracara (Southern) ( Caracara plancus plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Polyborus plancus plancus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Polyborus plancus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Polyborus plancus plancus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Southern Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Caracara plancus plancus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caracara plancus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caracara plancus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Caracara plancus

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Azerbaijani: cənub karakarası
Bulgarian: Каракара
Catalan: Caracarà, Caracarà crestat meridional
Czech: karančo jižní
Chuvash: каракара
Danish: Caracara, Sydlig Caracara
German: Karakara, Schopfkarakara, Schopfkarakara (plancus)
English: Common Caracara, Crested Caracara, Crested Caracara (Southern), Southern Caracara, Southern Crested Caracara, Southern Crested-Caracara
English, HBW: Southern Caracara
English (IOC): Crested Caracara (Southern), Southern Crested Caracara
English (United States): Crested Caracara (Southern), Southern Caracara
Esperanto: Suda karakaro
Spanish: Caracara Carancho, Caracara Carancho (sureño), Caracara Crestado, Caracara quebrantahuesos, Carancho, Carancho meridional, Quebrantahuesos, Traro
Spanish (Argentine): Carancho, Carancho (plancus)
Spanish (Bolivia): Carancho
Spanish (Chile): Traro, Traro (plancus)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Caracara Cargahuesos, Caracara Cargahuesos (plancus)
Spanish (Cuba): Caraira
Spanish (Ecuador): Caracara Crestado (plancus)
Spanish (Spain): Caracara carancho (sureño), Carancho Meridional
Spanish (HBW): Southern Caracara
Spanish (Honduras): Quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Mexico): caracara quebrantahuesos, Caracara Quebrantahuesos (plancus)
Spanish (Nicaragua): Caracara Crestado
Spanish (Panama): Caracara Crestada (plancus)
Spanish (Peru): Caracara Carancho, Caracara Crestado (plancus)
Spanish (Paraguay): Carancho, Carancho (plancus)
Spanish (Uruguay): Carancho, Carancho (Subesp. plancus)
Spanish (Venezuela): Caricare Encrestado (plancus)
Estonian: tuttkarakaara
Finnish: eteläntöyhtökarakara
French: Caracara huppé, Caracara huppé [plancus]
Irish: Caracara deisceartach
Guarani: Kara kara
Croatian: krunata karakara
Hungarian: bóbitás karakara
Icelandic: Gammfálki (plancus), Kambfálki
Italian: Caracara meridionale
Japanese (romaji): karakara, minamikarakara
Japanese: カラカラ, ミナミカラカラ, ミナミカラカラ(plancus)
Kazakh: айдарлы каракара, кәдімгі каракара
Kirghiz: кадимки тарпчыл ителги
Scientific: Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus [plancus], Caracara plancus plancus, Falco brasiliensis, Falco plancus, Falco Tharus, Polyborus planchus planchus, Polyborus plancus, Polyborus plancus plancus
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji karakara
Latvian: cekulainā karakara, Dienvidu karakara
Dutch: Kuifcaracara, Zuidelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gribbkarakara
Norwegian: Gribbkarakara
Polish: karakara czarnobrzucha
Portuguese: Caracara, caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcara, carcará, carcará (plancus), chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Portugal): Caracará, caracara-meridional
Russian: Каракара обыкновенная, Обыкновенная каракара, Равнинная каракара, Равнинная каракара (plancus)
Slovak: Karakara pásikavá, karakara pásikavá (skup.)
Serbian: Ćubasta karakara (južna), Južna karakara
Swedish: Sydlig tofscaracara, sydlig tofskarakara, Tofscaracara, tofskarakara (plancus)
Turkish: Güneyli karakara, Tepeli Karakara (plancus)
Ukrainian: Каракара аргентинська
Chinese: 风头巨隼
Chinese (Traditional): 南美鳳頭卡拉鷹

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