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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Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America
 

Biodiversity

This is the most common species of Tanager in the area; it is important to point out that there are two species, one on the Carribbean and one on the Pacific, where the males are the same and the females have different characteristics...
  • Name: Cherries´s Tanager

  • Scientific name: Ramphocelus costaricensis

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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