Biodiversity - Yellow-headed Caracara

  • Name: Yellow-headed Caracara

  • Scientific name: Milvago chimachima

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Falconidae

Status:  Common in dry season, Occasional in rainy season.

Size:  41 cm

Weight:  330 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,200 meters above sea level.

 

It's flight is slow, with soft wing beats and short glides.

Feeds on small rodents, reptiles and large insects.

Occasionally steals from the nests of smaller birds.

Has been seen eating the ticks from the backs of cattle.

Can be heard calling from a perch.




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  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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