Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Falcons and Caracaras :: Red-throated Caracara

Red-throated Caracara Ibycter americanus

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Daptrius americanus


Peru - Aug, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Borba, Amazonas, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  near Manu National Park, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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C. Central America to c. tropical South America;
Ex. s. Mexico (Chiapas) s. to Panama, Colombia and w. Ecuador on the Pacific slope and on the e. slope of the Andes s. in e. Ecuador, c. and e. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia to Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and s. Brazil (nw. Parana, Mato Grosso and Sao Paulo).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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