Black Vulture

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(Coragyps atratus)

Like the Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture eats carrion, to which it is drawn by its exceptional sense of smell. It has a less widespread range, being generally absent in the west, and is distinguished from Turkey Vulture by the absence of red on the face, and by the silvery patches at the tips of the wings, which are easily seen in flight.

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