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Black vulture

Coragyps atratus


The black vulture is a common and widespread species. They are scavengers and are often only seen when there's something dead in the area.


It can be found in the Southeastern United States. This specimen was found at Budewig Intermediate School.


I identified the specimen through Its flight pattern, black coloring and the fringes at the wings.

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1 Comment

AshleyT 5 years ago

Looks a lot more like a turkey vulture based on shape and how high of a v the wings are in.

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Houston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Dec 14, 2014
Submitted on Dec 15, 2014

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