Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53657

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genus:unavailable
Genus species:unavailable

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The caracara has a short hooked beak and unfeathered legs.
Habitat:Tropics
Diet:Carnivore: carrion, ranges from insects to mammals
Reproduction:After laying 2-4 eggs in her nest, the female and her mate both incubate the eggs. The chicks remain in the nest for 2-3 months after hatching.
Behavior:Caracaras are diurnal.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern North America, South America Date:1965-10 Subjects:hawk-like bird
raptor
Caracara (unidentified)
Caracara (Genus)
Falconidae
Falconiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Birds of prey
Predatory animals
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/53657