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Black vulture

Coragyps atratus


Black bird with a height standing a 28 to 32 inches from ground to top of head. Head is without feathers and of a grey color with very wrinkled flesh. Feathers appear to be black when at a distance but are actually black with a touch of red. Highlights of white toward the under side.


Individual is observed on a daily basis in a commercial dock area behind restaurants. Eats the left over seafood that is in the trash dumpsters.

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Mick G
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Mick G

Delray Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on May 27, 2013

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