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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sarcoramphus papa Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Cathartidae Family
67–81 cm (Wingspan 120 – 200 cm ) Length
Subtropical/tropical forest, seasonally wet/flooded grassland, dry savanna. Up to 1,500 m.  Range follow link to MAP Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 Egg, incubation 52 to 58  days, fledging 90 - 100 days. Clutch
Mainly carrion. Food  
Non-migratory. Finds food by sight & smell Habits
3803 - TSN: 175277 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Кралски лешояд
Czech: Kondor královský
Danish: Kongekondor
German: Königsgeier
English: American King Vulture, King Vulture
Spanish: Cóndor Real, Cuervo real, Jote real, Rey de los Gallinazos, Rey zope, Zopilote Real, Zopilote Rey
Spanish (Argentine): Jote real
Spanish (Colombia): Rey de los Gallinazos
Spanish (Costa Rica): Zopilote Rey
Spanish (Honduras): Rey zope
Spanish (Mexico): Zopilote Rey
Spanish (Nicaragua): Zopilote Real
Spanish (Paraguay): Cuervo real
Spanish (Venezuela): Rey Zamuro
Estonian: kuningkondor
Finnish: Kuningaskondori
French: Condor roi, Sarcoramphe roi, Vautour pape, Vautour royal
Irish: Ríbhultúr
Guarani: Yryvu ruvicha
Hebrew: נשרון מלכותי
Italian: Avvoltoio re, Avvoltoio reale, papa, Re
Japanese: tokiirokondoru
Japanese: トキイロコンドル
Latin: Sarcaramphus papa, Sarcoramphus papa, Sarcorhamphus papa
Dutch: Koningsgier
Norwegian: Kongekondor
Polish: kondor królewski
Portuguese: corvo-branco, urubitinga, urubu-branco, Urubu-rei, urubu-tinga
Portuguese (Brazil): corvo-branco, urubitinga, urubu-branco, Urubu-rei, urubu-tinga
Russian: Королевский гриф
Slovak: kondor královský, Kondor král'ovský, kondor kráľovský
Slovenian: kraljevski jastreb
Swedish: Kungsgam
Chinese: 王鹫

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