Unlike the Falco falcons in the same family, the birds in the five relevant genera are not fast-flying aerial hunters, but are comparably sluggish and often scavengers (a notable exception being the Red-throated Caracara).
The species are:
Body Mass Estimations and Paleobiological Inferences on a New Species of Large Caracara (Aves, Falconidae) from the Late Pleistocene of Uruguay
Jan 01, 2013; ABSTRACT-The caracaras belong to a group of falconids with widespread geographical distribution in the Western Hemisphere,...
J Wildl Dis.: Prevalence of antibodies to West Nile virus and other arboviruses among crested caracaras (Caracara cheriway) in Florida.(Report)(Brief article)
Dec 01, 2009; We documented the antibody prevalence to 3 arboviruses, St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), Eastern equine encephalitis virus...