coragyps meaning

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Noun: Coragyps
  1. A genus of Cathartidae
    - genus Coragyps

Type of: bird genus

Part of: Cathartidae, family Cathartidae

Encyclopedia: Coragyps

Examples

  1. It is therefore not directly related to the much smaller American black vulture ( " Coragyps atratus " ) despite the similar name and coloration.
  2. Smaller species like black vulture ( " Coragyps atratus " ) in North America and Egyptian vulture ( " Neophron percnopterus " ) in Eurasia are known to be occasionally hunted by golden eagles.
  3. The very name of this place refers to crow-like Cathartidae which breed on its cliffs : " Cathartes burrovianus ", " Cathartes aura ", and " Coragyps atratus ".
  4. It adapts readily to urban areas and, together with species such as the American black vulture ( " Coragyps atratus " ), it is among the most commonly seen bird of prey in Latin American cities.

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