Polyborus


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Related to Polyborus: Audubon's caracara
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Noun1.Polyborus - a genus of FalconidaePolyborus - a genus of Falconidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Falconidae, family Falconidae - a family of birds of the order Falconiformes
Audubon's caracara, Polyborus cheriway audubonii - widespread from southern United States to Central America; rusty black with black-and-white breast and tail
carancha, Polyborus plancus - South American caracara
References in classic literature ?
To begin with the Polyborus Brasiliensis: this is a common bird, and has a wide geographical range; it is most numerous on the grassy savannahs of La Plata (where it goes by the name of Carrancha), and is far from unfrequent throughout the sterile plains of Patagonia.
The Polyborus Chimango is considerably smaller than the last species.
Differently from the Polyborus Brasiliensis and Chimango, it has found its way to the Falkland Islands.
pentlandii H 1 - Nothura maculosa O 2 7 Coragyps atratus Ca 118 55 Geranoaetus melanoleucus C 4 4 Polyborus plancus C 20 15 Milvago chimango C 6 8 Falco peregrinus C 1 - F.