Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Carunculated Caracara (Phalcoboenus carunculatus) - HBW 2, p. 249

French: Caracara caronculé German: Streifenkarakara Spanish: Caracara Carunculado

Taxonomy: Phalcoboenus carunculatus Des Murs, 1853, Colombia.
Formerly treated as race of P. megalopterus, as was P. albogularis; these three form superspecies, in which some authors also include P. australis. Genus closely related to Polyborus, and sometimes even merged with it. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of Ecuador and SW Colombia.

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