25 Fantastic Mexican Eagle Tattoo Designs

The Mexican art of making tattoos is known for its rich and vivid colors that bring to life traditional themes and patterns. One of the most famous designs that Mexican tattoo artists have presented to the world is Mexican Eagle Tattoos. Majestic and proud, the Mexican eagle tattoo art tells the story of a brave nation with colors as bright as the sun. You can see touches of old battle cries and tribal designs in these colorful war flavored tattoos.

The eagle holding a serpent in its mouth is a powerful Mexican theme that goes right back to the time of the Aztec civilization. The bold black outlines give a vivid form to the rich tattoo colors, and the artistic shading of feathers and tails bring eagle theme tattoos to life. There are plenty of amazing tattoos featuring the traditional Mexican eagle design. Whether the eagle is flying against a blue sky, swoops downwards perhaps to catch a prey, sits in a vertical position, or is inked in a stylized manner, the designs are always rich and full of details. You can make out the sharpens of the talons and the might of the curved beak when you look at the fine lined art in the tattoos. The forearm and the leg are great for vertical eagle designs, while flying eagle designs covering the entire chest or the back look really amazing. Locked in an eternal battle with the serpent the mighty eagle with cactus background is a Mexican tattoo design that stuns with its colors, intricacy, and confident ink lines. Whether it is a single colored pale eagle with black ink shading the surrounding skin in solid shades, or a many-colored eagle with flashes of gold in its feathers the Mexican eagle is a symbol of raw power, victory, and the undying human spirit.

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Eagle Tattoo

A heart with an arrow right through sits in this flying eagle tattoo with the banner message ‘Death before dishonor’.

Eagle Tattoo

Eagle Tattoo

1999 Eagle Tattoo

Get a look at the banner that is held in the mouth of the colorful eagle in this stylish forearm tattoo.

1999 Eagle Tattoo

1999 Eagle Tattoo

Eagle Mexicana

Shades of blue sky spell freedom around the body of this majestic Mexican eagle tattoo inked in brown.

Eagle Mexicana

Eagle Mexicana

Eagle World Tattoo

The globe, anchors, and a proud eagle come together in this single colored artistic tattoo on the upper arm.

Eagle World Tattoo

Eagle World Tattoo

Colorful Eagle

The vivid shades of blue and dark gray combine with bright red and gold in this rich and vibrant Mexican eagle theme tattoo.

Colorful Eagle

Colorful Eagle

Intricate Eagle Tattoo

The colors of the Mexican flag form the center of this patriotic Mexican eagle tattoo done with brown shades.

Intricate Eagle Tattoo

Intricate Eagle Tattoo

Archaic Tattoo

The faint touch of purple brings a sense of mystery and royalty to this sharp design featuring the Mexican eagle.

Archaic Tattoo

Archaic Tattoo

Snake And Eagle Tattoo

Fine black lines combine with brown shades in this desert style Mexican eagle inked on the upper arm region.

Snake And Eagle Tattoo

Snake And Eagle Tattoo

Gray Eagle Tattoo

This is a simple but powerfully drawn tattoo of an eagle in gray with rich black outlines touched with red.

Gray Eagle Tattoo

Gray Eagle Tattoo

Eagle Back

The touches of red on the tail feathers adds to the colorful look of this dark gray and beige flying eagle tattoo.

Eagle Back

Eagle Back

Mexican Eagle Monochrome

Take a look at the hard-edged lines and touches of white making up this dark gray shaded eagle tattoo design.

Mexican Eagle Monochrome

Mexican Eagle Monochrome

Mexican Chest Tattoo

The cactus and fern patterns make a semi-circular base for the powerful Mexican eagle in this tattoo design.

Mexican Chest Tattoo

Mexican Chest Tattoo

Flying Tattoo

With its wings stretched out for flight this is a gorgeous permanent body art piece depicting the royal eagle.

Flying Tattoo

Flying Tattoo

Black Eagle Tattoo

The gorgeous black depths are combined with delicate shades in this beautiful seating eagle tattoo design.

Black Eagle Tattoo

Black Eagle Tattoo

Forearm Eagle Tattoo

The sharp edges bring out the powerful feel of the design in this tattoo showing the battle between the eagle and the serpent.

Forearm Eagle Tattoo

Forearm Eagle Tattoo

Head Eagle Tattoo

This freshly shaved head is adorned with an amazing eagle tattoo in Mexican style in black and brown shades.

Head Eagle Tattoo

Head Eagle Tattoo

Artistic Eagle Ink

The very detailed shades and artistic patterns of this design seem to make this eagle a living creature of the skies.

Artistic Eagle Ink

Artistic Eagle Ink

Fierce Eagle Tattoo

With its talons and beak pointed downwards this is a powerful eagle tattoo done in vivid colors on the leg.

Fierce Eagle Tattoo

Fierce Eagle Tattoo

Mexican Eagle

The delicate shades bring out the beauty of this single color design showing a fierce eagle biting a serpent.

Mexican Eagle

Mexican Eagle

Faded Tattoo

‘King of Battle’ is the bold text inscribed below the herald motif style standing eagle in this powerful tattoo design.

Faded Tattoo

Faded Tattoo

Eagle Spearing Arrows

The intricate wing patterns of the flying eagle, the ornate flowers, and the red heart show the typically Mexican flavor of this colorful tattoo.

Eagle Spearing Arrows

Eagle Spearing Arrows

Battle Eagle

The rich black ink surrounding the head of this eagle design makes it seem like it is emerging out of the night.

Battle Eagle

Battle Eagle

Flower Eagle Tattoo

This is a traditional picture of an eagle like the way it is drawn on shields. The tattoo design is boldly outlined and shaded.

Flower Eagle Tattoo

Flower Eagle Tattoo

Eagle Beak Tattoo

Check out the sharp talons and razor-sharp beak of this flying eagle showing the might and majesty of this bird.

Eagle Beak Tattoo

Eagle Beak Tattoo

Curvy Eagle

The bold black outlines bring out the gray shades and yellow-red flower design in this colorful and bright eagle tattoo.

Curvy Eagle

Curvy Eagle

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  • Marie

    I hardly can tell whether what my pick is because these tattoos have very complicated designs. ^^

  • Jai

    Ohhh! Mexican eagles are snake eating eagles? I can tell by the look of the tattoo designs. All looks very similar with an eagle holding a snake.

  • https://www.facebook.com/nikhil.sharma.982845 Nikhil Sharma

    These Mexican Eagle Tattoos have such an impressive design that looks amazing.