Length: 25-30 in Wingspan: 55-60 in Weight: 4-5 lbs
Large black bird with gray head. In flight, displays white undersided primary feathers.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Black Vultures and their relatives provide a valuable service to healthy humans and ecosystems by removing carrion and any disease it may carry. Vultures have extremely strong guts, giving them resistance to diseases that would kill or be spread by other scavengers.
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