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Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

Description:

With a wingspan of 1.5 m (4.9 ft), the black vulture is a large bird though relatively small for a vulture. It has black plumage, a featherless, grayish-black head and neck, and a short, hooked beak.

Habitat:

Living in the trees of Parque Del Este (Parque Generalisimo Francisco De Miranda ) Near Cerro del Avila, a big mountain chain near Caracas. Venezuela.

Notes:

These birds are EVERYWHERE, but I never have my camera with me so I have never had the change to take a close-up picture.

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Parroquia Leoncio Martínez, Miranda, Venezuela

Lat: 10.49, Long: -66.84

Spotted on Jan 3, 2017
Submitted on Jan 7, 2017

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