Sarcoramphus papa (species)

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Scope note
Species of vulture that ranges from southern Mexico to Argentina, where they soar singly or in pairs over tropical forests. Noted for distinctive color: the head and neck are red, yellow, and bluish; the eyes are white with red eye-rings; the body is buff above and white below; and the neck fringe is gray. Wingspan is about 2 metres; the body is about 80 cm (31 inches) long.
Sarcoramphus papa
Accepted term: 13-May-2024