Crested Caracara - Caracara plancus
The Crested Caracara is a year-round resident in open habitats of central Florida, south-central Texas, and south-central Arizona (Sibley 2014). In Montana, this species has a single record (Montana Bird Distribution Committee 2012).
For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.