Black Vulture Coragyps atratus

  • Order: Cathartiformes
  • Family: Cathartidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
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References

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Ferguson-Lees J, Christie DA. 2001. Raptors of the World.Christopher Helm, London.

Griffiths CS. 1994. Monophyly of the Falconiformes based on syringeal morphology. The Auk 111: 787-805.

Pennycuick CJ. 1973. The soaring flight of vultures. In Scientific American: 38-45.

Rea AM. 1983. Cathartid affinities: a brief overview. In Vulture biology management, SR Wilbur and JA Jackson eds. University of Califormia press, Los Angeles: 26-57.

Rich PV. 1983. The fossil history of vultures: a World perspective. In Vulture biology management, SR Wilbur and JA Jackson eds. University of Califormia press, Los Angeles: 3-26.

Wetmore, A. 1962. Systematic notes concerned with the avifauna of Panamá. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 145 (1): 1-14.

Recommended Citation

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/blkvul