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Andean Condor

Vulture gryphus


Largest land bird in the world. Found throughout the Andes. May have greater than 10 foot (3 meters) wingspan. Diet consists of mostly carrion.


High-altitude paramo grasslands of Andean Mountain range (South America)

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rutasandinas 11 years ago

Fantastico por favor agregala ala mission BIOPAR Biodiversidad en Paramos Gracias

Rolo 12 years ago

The Condor is the national bird here in Chile, even appears on the shield of the country. It would be nice to have this picture in the mission:

GregMasteller 12 years ago

Interesting head growth on this huge birds - nice spotting!

KarenL 12 years ago

Lovely first spot Genevieve!
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Parroquia Angochagua, Provincia de Imbabura, Ecuador

Spotted on Oct 10, 2011
Submitted on Jan 11, 2012

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