Adult Black Vulture

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Colouring Dark brown body, pale brown head with black mask
Voice Silent
Feeds on Carrion
Flight Prolonged expert soaring
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Adult Black Vulture
Adult Black Vulture
Also Known As ..
Cinereous Vulture
European Black Vulture
Page Last Updated 1/15/2020 4:45:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Aegypius monachus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Cinereous Vulture
Vital Statistics
Length 39.4 to 45.3 ins
Weight 247.8 to 407.1 ozs
Wingspan 98.4 to 112.2 ins
Lifespan 1 to 25 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUNEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black Vulture (Species=Aegypius monachus / Standard Name=Cinereous Vulture)