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Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)

From: Rodrigo Erices
Subject: Condor (Chilean Bird)
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 1998 21:17:38 -0500

The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan. Order: Cathartiformes, Family: Cathartidae.

Scientific Name: Vultur gryphus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Andean Condor
French: Condor des Andes; German: Andenkondor; Spanish: Cóndor andino
Taxonomy: Vultur gryphus Linnaeus, 1758, Chile.

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