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Southern or Crested Caracara

Caracara [plancus or cheriway] (= 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. pl.17

Protonym:
  Falco Plancus

Avibase ID:
  CFED276FD6D14015

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFED276F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554146

Geographic range:

  • Caracara plancus: Amazon basin to e Peru, Tierra del Fuego and Falkland Islands
  • 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
English:
Southern or Crested Caracara
Catalan:
Caracarà crestat meridional
Czech:
karančo jižní
Danish:
Caracara
German:
Nord-/Schopfkarakara
Spanish:
Carancho Norteño/Meridional
Spanish (Spain):
Carancho norteño/meridional
Finnish:
töyhtökarakara
French:
Caracara huppé ou C. du Nord
Croatian:
krunata karakara
Hungarian:
bóbitás karakara
Icelandic:
Gamm-/kambfálki
Italian:
Caracara crestato
Japanese (romaji):
karakara
Japanese:
カンムリカラカラ/ミナミカラカラ
Lithuanian:
Kuoduotoji karakara
Dutch:
Noordelijke Kuifcaracara/Zuidelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian:
nordkarakara/gribbkarakara
Polish:
karakara białorzytna/czarnobrzucha
Portuguese:
caracará
Portuguese (Brazil):
caracará/caracará-do-norte
Russian:
Хохлатая/Равнинная каракара
Slovak:
karakara chochlatá/pásikavá
Serbian:
Ćubasta/južna karakara
Swedish:
nordlig tofskarakara/sydlig tofskarakara
Ukrainian:
Каракара аргентинська
Chinese:
风头巨隼
Chinese (Traditional):
南美鳳頭卡拉鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Southern or Crested Caracara ( Caracara [plancus or cheriway])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Caracara huppé ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Crested Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 1.54:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 1.55:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2015:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2016:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2017:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2018:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2019:
Crested/Southern Caracara ( Caracara cheriway/plancus)
eBird version 2021:
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Common Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Common Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Crested Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crested Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Crested Caracara ( Polyborus plancus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Crested Caracara ( Caracara plancus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Caracara [plancus, cheriway or lutosa]

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Каракара
Catalan: Caracarà crestat meridional
Czech: Karanco jižní, karančo jižní
Danish: Caracara
German: Karakara, Nord-/Schopfkarakara, Schopfkarakara
English: Audubon's caracara, caracara eagle, Common Caracara, Crested Caracara, Crested/Southern Caracara, Florida caracara, Mexican buzzard, Mexican eagle, Savanna Kite, South American Caracara, Southern Caracara, Southern Crested Caracara, Southern or Crested Caracara
English, HBW: Crested/Southern Caracara
English (IOC): Northern/Southern Crested Caracara
English (United States): Crested/Southern Caracara
Spanish: Caracara Carancho, Caracara Cargahuesos, Caracara Común, Caracara Crestado, Caracara Quebrantahuesos, Carancho, Carancho Norteño/Meridional, Quebrantahuesos, Traro
Spanish (Argentine): Carancho
Spanish (Bolivia): Carancho
Spanish (Chile): Traro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Caracara Cargahuesos
Spanish (Cuba): Caraira
Spanish (Spain): Carancho Norteño/Meridional
Spanish (HBW): Crested/Southern Caracara
Spanish (Honduras): Quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Mexico): Caracara Común, caracara quebrantahuesos
Spanish (Nicaragua): Caracara Crestado
Spanish (Peru): Caracara Carancho, Caracara Crestado/Carancho
Spanish (Paraguay): Carancho
Spanish (Uruguay): Carancho
Estonian: tuttkarakaara
Finnish: Töyhtökarakara
French: Caracara commun, Caracara de Cheriway, Caracara du Nord ou C. huppé, Caracara huppé, Caracara huppé ou C. du Nord
Irish: Caracara deisceartach
Guarani: Kara kara
Croatian: krunata karakara
Hungarian: bóbitás karakara
Icelandic: Gamm-/kambfálki
Italian: Caracara crestato
Japanese (romaji): kanmurikarakara/minamikarakara, karakara
Japanese: カラカラ, カンムリカラカラ/ミナミカラカラ
Scientific: Caracara [plancus or cheriway], Caracara cheriway/plancus, Caracara plancus, Caracara plancus plancus, Falco plancus, Polyborus planchus, Polyborus plancus, Polyborus plancus plancus
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji karakara
Latvian: Dienvidu karakara
Dutch: Carancho, Kuifcaracara, Noordelijke Kuifcaracara/Zuidelijke Kuifcaracara
Norwegian: Gribbkarakara, nordkarakara/gribbkarakara
Polish: karakara białorzytna/czarnobrzucha, karakara czarnobrzucha
Portuguese: Caracara, caracará, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, Gavião-carcará, gavião-de-queimada
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracará, caracará/caracará-do-norte, caracarai, carancho, carcará, chimango, gavião-caracará, gavião-de-queimada
Russian: Каракара обыкновенная, каранчо, Обыкновенная каракара, Хохлатая/Равнинная каракара
Slovak: karakara chochlatá/pásikavá, Karakara pásikavá, karakara pásikavá (karančo južný)
Serbian: Ćubasta/južna karakara
Swedish: nordlig tofskarakara/sydlig tofskarakara, Sydlig tofscaracara, Tofscaracara
Turkish: Kuzeyli/güneyli karakara
Ukrainian: Каракара аргентинська
Chinese: 风头巨隼
Chinese (Traditional): 南美鳳頭卡拉鷹

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