Caracara

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Caracara
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genera

Daptrius
Phalcoboenus
Polyborus
Milvago

Caracaras are birds of prey in the family Falconidae. They are principally birds of South and Central America, just reaching the southern USA.

Unlike the Falco falcons in the same family, the birds in the four relevant genera are not fast flying aerial hunters, but are rather sluggish and often scavengers.

The species are:

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