Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)  
Genus: Vultur (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Andean Condor
Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Near Threatened
Zoo, Cusco, Peru  
   

Andean Condor
Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Near Threatened
Colca Canyon, Peru  
   

Andean Condor
Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Female Near Threatened
 
   

One of the largest flying birds. Like a vulture, the Andean Condor feeds on carrion. Lack of puma kills as well as feral dogs have reduced numbers of this species. As has poisoning, sometimes from eating poisoned puma carcasses.


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