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Caracara Headshot of a Caracara staring at the camera. Birds,Caracara,Caracara cheriway,Geotagged,Northern Caracara,The Netherlands,falcon Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Nice haircut. Excellent job, Wendy. Three birds of which we did not have any photo yet! Posted 7 years ago
  2. Well done! Posted 7 years ago
  3. Beautiful Portret! Posted 7 years ago
  4. It is a lovely shot but SURELY the geotag is wrong! Posted 2 years ago
    1. This foto was made during a birdshow so the geotag is definitely wright :) Posted 2 years ago
  5. Interesting falcon. I have not yet seen this reach the Arizona territory yet. I am sure it won't be long, maybe in my lifetime. Great shot! Posted 2 months ago

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The Northern Caracara, or Crested Caracara as it is properly known where it lives in the Americas, is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Southern Caracara and the extinct Guadalupe Caracara as the "Crested Caracara". It has also been known as the Northern Crested Caracara and the Audubon's Caracara. As with its relatives, the Northern Caracara was formerly placed in the genus ''Polyborus''. Unlike the ''Falco'' falcons in the same family, the.. more

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Uploaded Jun 30, 2011. Captured in Loosterweg Noord 7A, 2161 Lisse, The Netherlands.