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 10/5/2020 10:40:27 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status NT-Near Threatened
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Aegypius monachus
Category Kites, Hawks, Eagles
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 (underline = this CommonName used here)
Click CountryCode for List of Birds
YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region AFAfrica
Region ASAsia
Region CACentral America
Region CBCaribbean
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
Region OCOceania
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black Vulture (Species=Aegypius monachus / Standard Name=Cinereous Vulture)