Southern Crested Catacara
©2016 Henry S. Winokur
It's hard--with no point of reference--to tell how big this bird was. It was quite tall--I'd guess 15-18" and considering that hooked beak and those talons, not one to mess around with. But he was sure "sturttin' his stuff" around a picnic table close to where we had stopped to shoot.
Torres del Paine National Park, Chilé