Falconiformes

New World Vultures (Cathartidae)

HBW 2, p. 24

  • Medium-sized to very large diurnal birds of prey, with bare head, powerful hooked bill and large wing area for efficient soaring flight; feed mostly on carrion.
  • North, Central and South America.
  • Wide variety of habitats, from highest mountains to lowland forests and deserts.
  • 5 genera, 7 species, 13 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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5 genera, 7 species

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