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Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus


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


Tropical river, near the Pacific coast.


Very good discussion of distinction between the Black and Turkey Vulture. Based on information in this blog, I believe that these are Black Vultures. ID provided by Project Noah. Reference:

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Tárcoles, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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

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