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Coragyps atratus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Cathartidae Family
 56–74 cm (Wingspan 133–167 cm) Length
Forest, shrubland, grassland, agricultural  & rural areas. Up to 2800 m. Range see map Habitat
Altitude
Range
1(2)3 Eggs, incubation 28 to 41 days, fledging 75 to 80 days. Clutch
Mainly carrion. Food  
  Habits
3797 - TSN: 175272 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Black Vulture.Ssp: brasiliensis Bernabe Lopez-Lanus Estancia El Potrero  Gualeguaychu, Entre Rios Argentina XC48345 Call

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AKA:- Czech: Kondor havranovitý
Danish: Ravnegrib
German: Rabengeier
English: American Black Vulture, Black Vulture, Carrion Crow
Spanish: Carronero Común, Cuervo Cabeza Negra, Cuervo negro, Flamenco, Gallinazo Negro, Jote cabeza negra, Jote de cabeza negra, Oripopo cabeza negra, Zamuro Negro, Zapilote Negro, Zopilote, Zopilote Carroñero Común, Zopilote Común, Zopilote Negro
Spanish (Argentine): Jote cabeza negra
Spanish (Chile): Jote de cabeza negra
Spanish (Colombia): Gallinazo Negro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Zopilote negro
Spanish (Cuba): Zopilote
Spanish (Honduras): Flamenco, Zopilote
Spanish (Mexico): Carronero Común, Zamuro Negro, zopilote común, Zopilote Negro
Spanish (Nicaragua): Zopilote Negro
Spanish (Paraguay): Cuervo negro
Spanish (Uruguay): Cuervo Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Venezuela): Zamuro
Estonian: ronkkondor
Finnish: Munkkikorppikotka, mustakondori
French: Catharte urubu, Urubu, Urubu noir, Vautour noir
Guarani: Yryvu hû, Yyvu hû
Hebrew: אורובו שחור
Italian: Avvoltoio nero, Urubu, Urubù
Japanese: kurokondoru
Japanese: クロコンドル
Latin: Catharista atrata, Catharista urubu, Coragyps atratus, Coragyps urubu
Mayan languages: chom
Dutch: Zwarte Gier
Norwegian: Svartkondor
Polish: sepnik czarny, sępnik czarny
Portuguese: apitã, corvo, urubu, Urubu comum, urubu-comum, urubu-de-cabeça-preta, Urubu-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): apitã, corvo, urubu, urubu-comum, Urubu-de-cabeça-preta, urubu-preto
Russian: Американская чёрная катарта, Гриф-урубу, чёрная катарта
Slovak: kondor krkavcovitý, supovec krkavcovitý
Swedish: Korpgam
Turkish: Kara Akbaba
Chinese: 黑头美洲鹫

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Sub-species

Coragyps atratus
Coragyps atratus atratus
Coragyps atratus brasiliensis
Coragyps atratus foetens

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