Definitions for "Caracara"
A south American bird of several species and genera, resembling both the eagles and the vultures. The caracaras act as scavengers, and are also called carrion buzzards.
(Family: Falconidae) A type of falcon with long-legs. They are slow fliers that feed opportunistically, mainly on carrion. The Crested Caracara is the national bird of Mexico.
Raptor in the family Falconidae.