Birds of Colombia

    FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae (Caracaras, Falcons)  
Genus: Milvago (1 species, 2 worldwide)



Yellow-headed Caracara
Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima cordata)
San Jeronimo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellow-headed Caracara
Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima cordata) Immature
Botanical Garden, Barinas, Venezuela  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A small caracara (raven sized) that is common and conspicuous. Omnivorous, with behaviour like a crow.
Winga.


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