Red-throated Caracara 003

Red-throated Caracara 003

red-throated caracara perched in tree

Mark Bonta, assistant professor of earth science, Penn State Altoona, said that the discovery of the Red-throated Caracara is one step in his 20-year journey to help solve "one of the enduring mysteries" of the bird's rapid population decline in the region.

Image: David Medina