Baking: Black Vulture

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Coragyps atratus

Length: 25-30 in Wingspan: 55-60 in Weight: 4-5 lbs

Identification:

Large black bird with gray head. In flight, displays white undersided primary feathers.

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Distribution:

39422671

Range map by Neotropical Birds

Cool Facts:

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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References:

All About Birds

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