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Crested Caracara - Tim Schreckengost
Brown Pelican at Malmok Beach, Aruba on 27 June 2014. Digiscoped with an iPhone 5 + Vortex Razor HD 20-60x85 & Phone Skope Adapter. iPhone photo by Tim Schreckengost.
Plain Chachalaca at Laguna Atascosa NWR (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
My first lifer of the trip - Fulvous Whistling-Duck! (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Two of 3 Razorbills we saw at Barnegat Inlet, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
The Crested Caracara surveying Cape May Court House. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Vermilion Flycatcher (1 of 2 present) - Orlando Wetlands Park, FL (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Crested Caracaras in South-central Florida

Crested Caracaras are members of the family Falconidae (which includes other species like Kestrels, Merlins and Hobbies, and the Peregrine Falcon). Recently, through genetic work, it was discovered that Falconidae…