Carunculated Caracara Daptrius carunculatus
(aka Phalcoboenus carunculatus)

Carunculated Caracara, Antisana Reserve, Napo, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image Ecuador
November 2019

The Carunculated Caracara is distributed in the Andes from southwest Colombia to southern Ecuador. See the distribution map at xeno-canto. It is found above the treeline mainly between 3,000 and 4,000 metres.

Carunculated Caracara, Yanacocha Reserve, Pichincha, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image

It feeds on the ground and eats almost anything available.

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