Black Vulture

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Black Vulture

The Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) lives from the southeastern United States to Central Chile and Uruguay in South America. They usually live around towns preferring lowlands, rarely in mountainous areas. Adults are 64 cm (25 inches) and weigh 1.8 Kg with a 133 m (52 in) wingspan.

In addition, some features are its large and naked head, long neck, plumage entirely black except for a white path in the legs and tail short with square size. Is a scavenger and feeds on carrion, playing in that way an important role in the ecosystem.

Common Name: Black Vulture
Scientific Name: Coragyps atratus
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