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Black vulture

Coragyps atratus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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1 Comment

AshleyT
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.

kaitlinarnold6
Spotted by
kaitlinarnold6

Houston, Texas, USA

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

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