Biodiversity - Black Vulture

  • Name: Black Vulture

  • Scientific name: Coragyps atratus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Cathartidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  64 cm.

Weight:  1.8 kg.

Elevation:  up to 2,000 meters above sea level.

 

Flys in small communal groups.

In flight one can see a white mark on the end of each wing tip.

Carrion eaters, very important for the decomposition of animals.

In some areas they are seen as a pest, for eating the fruits of African palm, turtle eggs, and newborn calves.





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Environmental tips

In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Biodiversity

Acorn WoodpeckerThis species of woodpecker is mostly white and black with a noticable harlequin pattern on the face...
  • Name: Acorn Woodpecker

  • Scientific name: Melanerpes formicivorus

  • Family: Picidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Adrian castro

san isidro ESE ES EL LUGAR MAS LINDO DE LA TIERRA.. SALUDOS 'FAMILIA ELIZONDO ' SIGAN ADELANTE CON SU TRABAJO ,,,,,, LOS FELICITO
 
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