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Southern Crested Caracara extreme closeup Extreme closeup of the eye of a Southern Crested Caracara, captured at the BestZOO, the Netherlands. This concerns an all-white caracara. BestZOO,Caracara plancus,Geotagged,Southern Crested Caracara,The Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Southern Crested Caracara extreme closeup

Extreme closeup of the eye of a Southern Crested Caracara, captured at the BestZOO, the Netherlands. This concerns an all-white caracara.

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  1. Absolutely fantastic photo!! But Southern Crested Caracaras have a black crown (and dark eyes), so this must be another species. Posted 4 years ago
    1. hmmm, this one was a few years ago in a zoo, where I normally use the signs, but you make a good point. Here's another shot from that session:

      Southern Crested Caracara Southern Crested Caracara longing for freedom at the BestZoo, the Netherlands. BestZOO,Birds,Caracara plancus,Southern Crested Caracara

      What do you think?
      Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago

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The Southern Crested Caracara, also known as the Southern Caracara or Carancho, is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae.

Similar species: Falcons And Caracaras
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 20, 2012. Captured Apr 21, 2012 13:52 in Molenkampseweg, 5681 Best, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO320
  • 105mm