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The chimango caracara - Milvago chimango Also called "Tiuque", a beautiful bird of prey captured in Argentia. Lovely mild brown feathers with white highlights. Argentina,Birds,Chimango Caracara,Geotagged,Milvago chimango,NP Tierra del Fuego,Tiuque Click/tap to enlarge

The chimango caracara - Milvago chimango

Also called "Tiuque", a beautiful bird of prey captured in Argentia. Lovely mild brown feathers with white highlights.

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  1. A beautiful name and photo. Great depth of field. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Beautiful Bird and DOF +++ Posted 8 years ago

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The Chimango Caracara also known as Tiuque is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family.

It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, temperate grassland, and heavily degraded former forest. It is a commonly known fact that natives of the region do not commonly waste gunpowder on Chimangos.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by DragonC
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Uploaded Apr 13, 2011. Captured in Av Dr. HipĆ³lito Yrioyen 2398, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina.