American black vulture

American black vulture
A black vulture, Coragyps atratus.

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  • American Black Vulture — Taxobox name = American Black Vulture image width = 200px image caption = Coragyps atratus brasiliensis in Panama status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Incertae sedis (disputed) …   Wikipedia

  • American black vulture — varninis grifas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Coragyps atratus angl. American black vulture vok. Rabengeier, m rus. американская чёрная катарта, f; урубу, m pranc. urubu noir, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – varniniai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Black Vulture — For other species named Black Vulture, see Black vulture. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus brasiliensis in Panama Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • black vulture — noun a) An American vulture species, Coragyps atratus, with black plumage. b) A north African and Eurasian vulture species, Aegypius monachus. Syn: American black vulture, black buzzard, Eurasian black vulture, monk vulture …   Wiktionary

  • Black vulture — The term black vulture can refer to either of two unrelated vultures:* American Black Vulture * Eurasian Black Vulture …   Wikipedia

  • Eurasian Black Vulture — Aegypius redirects here. For the hero, see Aegypius (mythology)Taxobox name = Eurasian Black Vulture status = NT | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes… …   Wikipedia

  • black vulture — 1. Also called carrion crow. an American vulture, Coragyps atratus, having a black, bald head and black plumage. 2. any of several Old World vultures, esp. Aegypius monachus, of southern Europe, Asia, and North Africa. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • black vulture — noun 1. American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard • Syn: ↑carrion crow, ↑Coragyps atratus • Hypernyms: ↑New World vulture, ↑cathartid • Member Holonyms: ↑Coragyps, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vulture — Vul ture (?; 135), n. [OE. vultur, L. vultur: cf. OF. voltour, F. vautour.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to {Vultur}, {Cathartes}, {Catharista}, and various other genera of the family {Vulturid[ae]}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. predator, scavenger; condor, buzzard, griffon; extortionist, bloodsucker, vampire, parasite, jackal, harpy. See evildoer, animal. II (Roget s IV) n. Types of vultures include: black vulture, condor,… …   English dictionary for students

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