Here is another caracara you can spot in Kabalebo: The Red-throated Caracara.
Just like the Black Caracara, the Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter Americanus) can be easily identified by its bare facial skin. But the only difference is that theirs are red colored.
Red-throated Caracara's are familiar with all kinds of habitat. Meaning that they feel at home practically everywhere. Whether near the river, forest borders or inside the forest, it doesn't matter for this scavenger looking bird, everywhere feels like home for them.
Red-throated Caracara's are loud and quite noisy birds. They are seen as a couple or in a noisy group. From a distance their vocalization even resembles the Large Macaws calls.
In the pictures above, you can see an adult Red-throated Caracara next to an immature one. You can clearly see that the young one lacks some deep red in its face, but as it is still maturing it will eventually gets the nice color too.
Just like the Black Caracara, the Red-throated Caracara also has a variety to chose from their menu: wasps, beehives, larvae's, insects, seeds, berries, rice, small frogs, lizards, eggs or hatchlings.
Red-throated Caracara's are locally known as Gowtuman or Busikaka. The latter deprived from the call they make.
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