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Caracara is a genus of birds of prey in the family Falconidae found throughout a large part of the Americas. They are part of a group collectively referred to as caracaras. The modern species in the genus Caracara were previously considered conspecific (as "Crested Caracara" - a name still widely used for the Northern Caracara)[1][2][3] and/or for long placed in the genus Polyborus.

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Keywords:Animalia, Aves, Birds, Birds of Prey, Caracara, Caracara, Chordata, Crested Caracara,, Falcon, Falconidae, Falconiformes, Hunters, Northern, Polyborinae