Black Vulture - Coragyps attratus

Length 1.8-2.2 ft (56.0-68.0 cm)
Wingspan 4.5-4.9 ft (137.0-150.0 cm)
Weight 2.4-4.2 lb (1100-1900 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Black Vulture is also called the American Black Vulture and they are found in southern North America and most of South America. The Black Vulture is not as widespread as the Turkey Vulture in North America. The Black Vulture have a black head instead of the red head of the Turkey Vulture and they are also smaller.

Like the Turkey Vulture, the Black Vulture feeds on carrion. They also eat eggs or kill newborn animals.

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