Definition of caracara in English:
noun (plural same or caracaras)
A large New World bird of prey of the falcon family, with a bare face and a deep bill, feeding largely on carrion.
- Family Falconidae: four genera and several species, in particular the common caracara (Polyborus plancus)
- Some of the oldest known falconids include a crested caracara and a peregrine falcon, both of which lived to 22 years old.
- It's penguins, albatrosses, caracaras, steamer ducks and a couple of endemic small jobs you've come for.
- Here you stand a good chance of spotting such rare birds as the chestnut-fronted macaw and red-throated caracara.
Definition of caracara in:
- British & World English dictionary
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