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caracara

a group of predatory birds in the family Falconidae that are characterized by long legs and reddish skin on the cheeks and throat. Called also carrion hawks. The common caracara, Polyborus plancus, is found in North and South America.
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But O'Neill was more concerned by what he saw overhead--a caracara, circling, the sight of which put O'Neill on edge.
The aim of this study was to investigate the plasma concentrations of enrofloxacin and its active metabolite ciprofloxacin in southern crested caracaras (Caracara plancus) to establish pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic relationships and the optimal dose for single intravenous (IV) and intramuscular (IM) administration of enrofloxacin.
Seed dispersal of Attalea phalerata (Palmae) by Crested Caracaras (Caracara plancus) in the pantanal and a review of frugivory by raptors.
Not as similar as thought: sexual dichromatism in Chimango Caracaras is expressed in the exposed skin but not in the plumage.
Although formerly widespread from southern Mexico to the Amazon Basin, populations of Red-throated Caracaras (Ibycter americanus) have plummeted over much of the species' range since the mid-20th century (Bierregaard 1994, FergusonLees and Christie 2001).
On islands oft the coast of Chubut province in Argentina, Kelp Gulls (Larus dominicanus) and Southern Caracaras (Caracara plancus) were observed taking eggs of White-headed Steamer-Ducks, which also select nest sites with higher proportion of shrub vegetation (Aguero et al.
Red-backed Hawks supply food to scavenging Chimango Caracaras.
Attempted heterospecific kleptoparasitism by Crested Caracaras of Ospreys.
Effects of double brooding on productivity of Crested Caracaras.
The Red-throated Caracaras continued to alarm call while diving at the eagle from above as it took flight.
On several occasions, Greater Anis also gave alarm calls when Yellow-headed Caracaras (Milvago chimachima) flew over, but caracara predation was not confirmed.
tyrannus Caracaras/Falcons Falconidae Red-throated Caracara Ibycter americanus Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans Barred Forest Falcon Micrastur ruficollis Slaty-backed Forest Falcon M.