Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway

Length 1.6-1.9 ft (49.0-57.9 cm)
Wingspan 3.9 ft (119.9 cm)
Weight M: 1.8 lb (834 g), F: 2.1 lb (953 g)
Clutch Size 1-3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Crested Caracara is a bird of open lowland countryside. They reside in the southwestern U.S., Florida and Central and South America. Crested Caracara usually feed on carrion, but will also eat small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects, etc.

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