Tag Archives: Crested Caracara

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)

Trapping Crested Caracara in Florida

In mid-February, I helped capture a few of the adult Crested Caracara we had been monitoring at nest sites. Adults were still tending to their nests and chicks, and were…

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…

Sparrow Drive at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Florida

On my day off last week, I attended a “sparrow” drive at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. This event was organized by the park biologist, Paul Miller. Birders and biologists…

Adult Crested Caracara

Aging Crested Caracaras

I am fascinated by birds of prey. They are by far, my favorite group of birds and whenever I am hawk-watching or out birding and see raptors, I really like…