American Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) - HBW 2, p. 39
French: Urubu noir
Spanish: Zopilote Negro
Taxonomy: Vultur atratus Bechstein, 1793, St John's River, Florida.
Affinities unclear. May be better considered monotypic, as validity of races doubtful. Three subspecies sometimes recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- atratus (Bechstein, 1793) - S USA and N Mexico.
- brasiliensis (Bonaparte, 1850) - Central America and N & E South America.
- foetens (Lichtenstein, 1817) - W South America.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 89 videos
An individual eating on the ground Locality Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA (United States) (ssp atratus)
Sharyn Staggers 30 April 2007 8 years ago 18 sec 3.4
A bird standing in a road Locality Vista al Mar, Diriá National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica (ssp brasiliensis)
Richard Garrigues 14 August 2006 8 years ago 7 sec 3.4
A close-up of a bird, near a restaurant. Locality Tikal National Park, Petén Department, Guatemala (ssp brasiliensis)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 6 August 2005 9 years ago 20 sec 3.4
A bird next to a small restaurant, eventually flying off. Locality Tikal National Park, Petén Department, Guatemala (ssp brasiliensis)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 6 August 2005 9 years ago 22 sec 3.4
a bird perched and fly away Locality Chaparrí Reserve, Lambayeque Department, Peru (ssp foetens)
Daniêl Jimenez 17 November 2012 3 years ago 17 sec 3.4
A close view of a bird on the ground. Locality Fungu Island, Sipaliwini District, Suriname (ssp brasiliensis)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 4 April 2011 4 years ago 19 sec 3.3
PhotosSee all 178 photos
Male - perched on a tree branch
Locality Chicaque Natural Park, San Antonio del Tequendama, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Blair Wainman 30 July 2009 6 years ago 3.9
A bird flying
Locality Córdoba, Córdoba Province, Argentina
jorgeschlemmer 1 year ago 3.8
Victor and Victoria from the B&B Heliconia Inn near Malena
Locality Azuero Peninsula, Panama (ssp brasiliensis)
Josef Widmer 11 June 2014 1 year ago 3.8
Two birds near teh lake inunusual posture.
Locality Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 5 December 2013 2 years ago 3.8
A bird flying near the sea shore
Locality Bahia State, Brazil
David Perpiñán 1 April 2011 2 years ago 3.8
visiting our ship at Cartagena
Locality Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar Department, Colombia
Captain Peter 8 September 2013 2 years ago 3.8
Grunts of several birds close-by. Locality Canoabo Dam, Carabobo State, Venezuela
Peter Boesman 10 August 2002 2 years ago 4
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A rare record. 3 sounds. interaction calls from two birds on the ground. Locality Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 2 March 2014 2 years ago 0