Caracarinae

Caracarinae

[‚karə′kar·ə‚nē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The caracaras, a subfamily of carrion-feeding birds in the order Falconiformes.
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This specimen is referred to the Falconinae rather than Caracarinae in being stout and short in lateral or dorsal aspect, with a more decurved ramus, and in having an elongate processus mandibulae, small fenestra mandibulae, and prominent processus coronoideus.