Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus - Urubu noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cathartidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coragyps

  • Species
    :

    atratus

Descriptor

Bechstein, 1793

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 74 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 133 à 160 cm.
  • Weight
    : 20 à 27 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Urubu noir
adult
Urubu noir
adult

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) is a species of bird in the Cathartidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Urubu noir,
  • Zopilote Negro,
  • Urubu-de-cabeça-preta,
  • Rabengeier,
  • hollókeselyű,
  • Zwarte Gier,
  • Avvoltoio nero,
  • Korpgam,
  • Svartkondor,
  • kondor krkavcovitý,
  • kondor havranovitý,
  • Ravnegrib,
  • mustakondori,
  • zopilot negre,
  • sępnik czarny,
  • mazais grifs,
  • Американская чёрная катарта,
  • クロコンドル,
  • 黑头美洲鹫,
  • 黑美洲鷲,

Voice song and cries

Urubu noir
adult

Habitat

Urubu noir
adult

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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