Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter americanus), , tanqueray, , , French Guiana, Macouria, Cayenne, 70, alarm call, flight call. bird-seen:yes. Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru;. Ibycter americanus click to enlarge. Distribution: Neotropical. Formerly southern MEXICO (Veracruz, Chiapas) south through lowlands of.

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To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! Falco americanus Boddaert, Daptrius americanus Boddaert, Nascimento, Fabio S, ed.

It is black overall, with a white belly and unfeathered red throat. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from February Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot. Most feeding occurs on the ground, although generally at least one or two birds in a feeding group remain in the canopy, presumably to watch for danger.

It has inexplicably and dramatically declined across most of its range in Mexico and Central America, but is still common in South America. Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography.


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Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. This page was last edited on 25 Mayat In Neotropical Birds Online T. The red-throated caracara hunts in the amerixanus and the understory of the lowland jungle, foraging mainly for insect nests.

It occurs in rainforest in lowlands and lower mountain areas, in deciduous forest, and in cerrado in Brazil. All predators evolve ways of hunting or trapping prey.

Ibycter americanus

Recommended citation Bierregaard, R. The red-throated caracara is highly territorial, with four to eight individuals in a group.

The sparse vegetation ibyctwr the red-throated caracara greater visibility to spot food and predators. Red-throated Caracara Ibycter americanus. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Large, forest caracara, with longish wings reaching halfway down tail at restlong Recommended Citation Davis, C.

Females have a wing length of Public comments No comments yet Only members are able to post public comments. Both male and female red-throated caracaras are similar in appearance. Populations of Panama, and perhaps much of Central America, have declined dramatically since s and s, in part due Retrieved from ” https: Descriptive notes 43—61 cm; male — g, female — g; wingspan 96— cm.


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Falco americanus Boddaert, Cayenne. Pairs and family groups are very vocal, and their raucous calls often can be heard from great distances. After the s, both its population and range rapidly declined in Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Ecuador, and French Guiana, causing the species to be placed on the World Wildlife endangered list.

Both their americajus and throats are bare with a few black feathers scattered on the throat; the exposed skin is red. Three groups in French Guiana defended year-round territories of — ha. Males have a wing length of

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