Crested Caracara on the Channel Islands

A Crested Caracara was first spotted by Ania Wrona on Santa Rosa Island on April 6, 2014 in Pocket Field.  The bird traveled from Santa Rosa Island to Santa Cruz Island and was spotted by David Dewey at the Main Ranch on April 23, 2014. Additional sightings over the next few months were reported on Anacapa Island, and Santa Catalina Island. 

Image credit, Robyn Shea, SRI