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King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)

Zopilote rey (Sarcoramphus papa)

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  1. Beautiful close up! Posted one year ago
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The king vulture is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. It is the only surviving member of the genus "Sarcoramphus", although fossil members are known.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2022. Captured Mar 17, 2017 16:02 in 5CVF+C4 Arguedas, Spain.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO280
  • 240mm