King Vulture

Sarcoramphus papa - Sarcoramphe roi

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cathartidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sarcoramphus

  • Species
    :

    papa

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 81 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 170 à 200 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3000 à 4500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sarcoramphe roi
adult
Sarcoramphe roi
adult

King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) is a species of bird in the Cathartidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sarcoramphe roi,
  • Zopilote rey,
  • urubu-rei,
  • Königsgeier,
  • királykeselyű,
  • Koningsgier,
  • Avvoltoio re,
  • kungsgam,
  • Kongekondor,
  • kondor kráľovský,
  • kondor královský,
  • Kongekondor,
  • kuningaskondori,
  • zopilot reial,
  • kondor królewski,
  • Королевский гриф,
  • トキイロコンドル,
  • 王鹫,
  • 王鷲,

Voice song and cries

Sarcoramphe roi
adult

Habitat

Sarcoramphe roi
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 16-08-2005
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