Feb 17, 2009

Black Vulture







The Black Vulture is a very common bird in the Pantanal, it can be found around fazendas, ports and human populated areas. It's a scavenger and feeds on carrion, but will also eat eggs, young birds, insects, dead fishes. It has an excellent eyesight, but no sense of smell.

Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus), Pantanal, Brazil 2008

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