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Andean Condor

Vulture gryphus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

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4 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Fantastico por favor agregala ala mission BIOPAR Biodiversidad en Paramos Gracias
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9510...

Rolo
Rolo 10 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: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8229...

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 10 years ago

Interesting head growth on this huge birds - nice spotting!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely first spot Genevieve!
Welcome to Project Noah!

GenevieveA
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GenevieveA

Parroquia Angochagua, Provincia de Imbabura, Ecuador

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

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