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Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

Description:

Heavy body black bird with rather short tail. Head is featherless and dark gray.

Habitat:

Tropical river, near the Pacific coast.

Notes:

Very good discussion of distinction between the Black and Turkey Vulture. Based on information in this blog, http://eyeoncostarica.blogspot.com/2013/... I believe that these are Black Vultures. ID provided by Project Noah. Reference: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Blac...

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glbnoah109

Tárcoles, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 19, 2015
Submitted on Dec 27, 2015

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