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Feathers of Fire: Crested Caracara Wall Art Wildlife Photography Bird Canvas Metal Print

Feathers of Fire: Crested Caracara Wall Art Wildlife Photography Bird Canvas Metal Print

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At first glance, the Crested Caracara resembles a hawk, with its sturdy build, sharp beak, and striking plumage.

The captivating Crested Caracara is an avian species that blurs the lines between hawks and vultures.

Its sleek body measures around 21 to 24 inches in length, and it possesses an impressive wingspan of about 47 to 52 inches. However, a closer observation reveals its vulture-like tendencies.

In flight, the Crested Caracara glides majestically with flat wings, soaring low over open areas, much like its scavenging vulture counterparts.

It is not uncommon to witness these birds gracefully riding the thermal updrafts, their dark feathers contrasting against the open skies.

What truly sets the Crested Caracara apart is its frequent activity on the ground. It regularly descends from the skies to walk and forage on the earth, a behavior rarely seen among hawks.

The Crested Caracara has an adaptable diet, ranging from carrion to live prey. This resourcefulness enables it to thrive in various ecosystems across its range, which spans from southern Texas to northern Argentina.

While it predominantly feeds on small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds, it also displays its vulture-like side by readily scavenging on carcasses.

Interestingly, the Crested Caracara occasionally partakes in kleptoparasitism, stealing food from other birds of prey or smaller raptors.

This behavior, reminiscent of vultures, showcases their opportunistic nature. Despite their keen hunting skills and aerial prowess, these birds do fall prey to larger raptors, such as the Harpy Eagle, which occasionally preys on Crested Caracaras.

Throughout Central and South America, the Crested Caracara holds a place of reverence, earning it the moniker of the "Mexican eagle." It features prominently in folklore and legends, symbolizing power, courage, and adaptability.

In many cultures, it is believed that the Crested Caracara possesses mystical qualities, acting as a messenger between the spirit world and humans.

These captivating tales have woven the Crested Caracara into the cultural fabric of the regions it inhabits.

Artists, poets, and storytellers have immortalized this magnificent bird, ensuring its place in the rich tapestry of myth and legend.

The Crested Caracara, with its hawk-like appearance and vulture-like behavior, stands as a testament to the incredible diversity and adaptability of nature.

As a wildlife photographer, we are privileged to witness the convergence of these two avian worlds.

The sight of a Crested Caracara gracefully gliding in the sky or striding confidently on the ground evokes a sense of awe and wonder.

Let us continue to explore, document, and celebrate the beauty of creatures like the Crested Caracara, ensuring their preservation for generations to come.

May we always cherish the stories they tell, both in the realm of science and within the captivating realm of human imagination.



There are 5 ways to print these images.

1) Premium Photo Paper are high quality, professional paper-prints.

Sharp, Vivid and rich Color sets this apart from a casual photo print.

You'll feel like you're there.

Premium Photo Paper will last a long time.

This option is available in 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.

They are designed to be placed in a glass frame, which can be purchased separately (starting at a few dollars at your local Target or online).

2) Ready to Hang Canvas are ready to hang right out of the box with zero assembly required. Ultimate convenience.

Gorgeous finished look. It comes out of the shipping box finished and ready to hang with a simple nail in the wall.

Canvas Prints are a well-known, high-end way of displaying photographs.

0.75 or 1.5 inch thick (depending on which size that you order) wooden stretcher-bars that give it shape, in the same way an oil painting is traditionally assembled. There are no staples or ugly lines visible on the sides (very important).

Estimated delivery time for printing, assembling, packing and shipping is around 10 days.

3) Ready to Hang Canvas (split into 3 panels)

This is for larger pieces, and the photograph is split into 3 even panels, 3 separate canvas panels which together make a single large image.

This gives a modern look, and allows spectacularly large sizes on your wall!

4) Aluminum Metal Prints

Create elegant wall decor that shines with high-end, exclusive and unique aluminum metal prints.

Create a polished addition to any home or office. 3/64" thick aluminum panel. Features a glossy coating and rounded edges.

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box.

5) Acrylic Prints

Create eye-catching home decor with modern acrylic prints. Light refracts through the museum-quality acrylic bringing vibrancy and depth to your photos. The 1/4" thick, clear acrylic produces superb image quality from edge to edge and absolutely stunning, brilliant color!

UV resistant ink prevents fading. All metal sizes are ready to hang on your wall, right out of the box.


Material and Quality

To ensure the highest flexibility in showcasing your new art, our photo prints are sold unframed. This allows you to select the perfect frame that complements both the print and your unique decor. Please note that the frames depicted in our images are for display purposes only, offering inspiration for how these beautiful prints can be presented in your space.

Our fine art prints are not just posters; they are museum-quality pieces designed to last a lifetime. Created on thick, archival-grade paper, these prints offer both aesthetic and durable excellence. The finish lends a luxurious texture that complements the fine art photography, while the thickness of the paper ensures longevity.

Aesthetic Appeal

Immerse your space in the evocative scenes captured in our prints. The rich details and vibrant colors will not only serve as a focal point but also add a layer of sophistication to any environment. Our museum-quality prints are designed to suit various interior styles, from modern to traditional.

Versatile Decor

Whether you're looking to add an elegant touch to your home or elevate your office space, these prints are versatile enough to fit into any setting. Their design versatility ensures that they not only brighten your environment but also spark conversations and evoke emotions.


Estimated Delivery to the United States: 7–10 Days

Each piece you order from us is handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail, specifically for you, right after you place your order. This personalized approach allows us to deliver a truly unique product that meets our high standards of quality.

Crafting Time: A Commitment to Excellence

Our dedication to craftsmanship and quality means that it may take a little extra time to prepare your order for shipment. Rest assured, it's worth the wait!

Sustainability First: Thank You for Your Thoughtful Purchase!

By creating products on-demand rather than in bulk, we're taking a step towards sustainability and reducing overproduction. Your thoughtful purchasing decisions contribute to this effort, making you an essential part of our eco-conscious journey.

Return Policy

Money-Back Guarantee

At Images By Cheri, we stand by the quality and craftsmanship of our fine art prints. We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. That's why we offer a no-hassle, money-back guarantee.

Return Timeframe

If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your order, please contact us within two weeks (14 days) from the date your print arrives. We will gladly issue a full refund or exchange upon receiving the returned item in its original condition.

Damaged Goods

In the unfortunate event that your print arrives damaged, we offer a quick and hassle-free solution. Simply send us photos of the damaged item and packaging within the 14-day period, and we will replace it at no additional cost to you.

How to Return

Contact our customer service team within 14 days of receiving your print. Provide your order number and a brief explanation for the return. 

Upon approval, package the item securely and return it to our return address, which will be provided via email.

Once we receive the returned item and confirm its condition, we will process your refund or ship the replacement item.

We aim to make the return process as simple and stress-free as possible!

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