Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Mountain Caracara
Mountain Caracara
Mountain Caracara
The Mountain Caracara is native to much of the Andes, from Ecuador to northern or central Chile.
Mountain Caracara
Mountain Caracara
Mountain Caracara
The adult male and female have similar plumage: a plain black chest distinguishes them from similar species (the Carunculted and the White-throated Caracaras). Juveniles are brown.