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Southern Caracara
Caracara plancus (Miller, JF, 1777)
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Order:
  Falconiformes
Family:
  Falconidae
Genus:
  Caracara

Scientific:
  Caracara plancus

Citation:
  (Miller, JF, 1777)

Reference:
  Var.Subj.Nat.Hist. pt3 pl.17

Protonym:
  Falco plancus

Avibase ID:
  7C22C3D36819CF16

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554146

Geographic range:

  • Caracara plancus: Amazon basin to e Peru, Tierra del Fuego and Falkland Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Southern Caracara
Czech:
  karančo jižní
German:
  Schopfkarakara
Danish:
  Caracara
Spanish:
  Carancho meridional
Finnish:
  eteläntöyhtökarakara
French:
  Caracara huppé
Italian:
  Caracara meridionale
Japanese:
  minamikarakara
Japanese:
  ミナミカラカラ
Dutch:
  Zuidelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian:
  Gribbkarakara
Polish:
  karakara czarnobrzucha
Portuguese:
  Caracara
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Caracará
Russian:
  Обыкновенная каракара
Slovak:
  karakara pásikavá
Swedish:
  sydlig tofskarakara
Chinese:
  风头巨隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Southern Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Southern Caracara ( Caracara 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]
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]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Polyborus plancus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Polyborus plancus plancus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   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)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caracara plancus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caracara plancus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal 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
Catalan: Caracarà, Caracarà crestat meridional
Czech: karančo jižní
Danish: Caracara, Sydlig Caracara
German: Karakara, Schopfkarakara
English: Common Caracara, Crested Caracara, Southern Caracara, Southern Crested Caracara, Southern Crested-Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Carancho, Caracara Crestado, Caracara quebrantahuesos, Carancho, Carancho meridional, Quebrantahuesos, Traro
Spanish (Argentine): Carancho
Spanish (Bolivia): Carancho
Spanish (Chile): Traro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Caracara Cargahuesos
Spanish (Cuba): Caraira
Spanish (Spain): Carancho Meridional
Spanish (Honduras): Quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Mexico): caracara quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Nicaragua): Caracara Crestado
Spanish (Peru): Caracara Carancho
Spanish (Paraguay): Carancho
Spanish (Uruguay): Carancho
Estonian: tuttkarakaara
Finnish: eteläntöyhtökarakara
French: Caracara huppé
Irish: Caracara deisceartach
Guarani: Kara kara
Hungarian: bóbitás karakara
Italian: Caracara meridionale
Japanese: karakara, minamikarakara
Japanese: カラカラ, ミナミカラカラ
Latin: Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus plancus, Falco plancus, Polyborus planchus planchus, Polyborus plancus, Polyborus plancus plancus
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji karakara
Latvian: cekulainā karakara, Dienvidu karakara
Dutch: Kuifcaracara, Zuidelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian: Gribbkarakara
Polish: karakara czarnobrzucha
Portuguese: Caracara, caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcara, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Portugal): Caracará
Russian: Каракара обыкновенная, Обыкновенная каракара
Slovak: Karakara pásikavá
Serbian: Južna karakara
Swedish: Sydlig tofscaracara, sydlig tofskarakara, Tofscaracara
Chinese: 风头巨隼
Chinese (Traditional): 南美鳳頭卡拉鷹

 

         

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