Mystery bird of prey

by Stephen Fabes

Hi, this is a very common bird of prey I have seen throughout Central and South America - can anyone help me identify it?

Many thanks

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Jun 07, 2013
a strange large brown bird long beak n bham al
by: need to know

this bird has been seen by at least 6 people on Milstead Rd,Fairfeild Al. This bird hunts day an night,it is not afraid of humans.It swooped down an got a rat in front of a smoker around 1am she never saw it coming,she only saw the bushes shaking,then it jumped out an got his prey kept going in same direction we all have seen it come from she didn't have time to holla

Mar 27, 2013
Crested Caracara
by: Austin TX

They are also very prevalent in South Texas along the coast.

Mar 16, 2013
bird of prey
by: Anonymous

Northern Crested Caracara

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