Birds of Guyana

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)  
Genus: Sarcoramphus (1 species, 1 worldwide)

King Vulture
King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)
  The largest of the American vultures (not including the condors).
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

King Vulture
King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) Immature
La Laguna del Lagarto, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Bruno Conjeaud   © All Rights Reserved.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba