Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Yellow-headed Caracara
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima
Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Chimachima Caracara
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Central America to se. tropical South America;
(1) Sw. Costa Rica, Panama (Pearl Is.), Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad (Nariva Swamp), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana s. n. of the Amazon in e. Ecuador, e. Peru and Brazil.
(2) E. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia, Brazil s. of the Amazon (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), Paraguay, Uruguay and n. Argentina.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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