Order: Cathartidae | Family: Cathartidae | IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Age: Adults | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Sta Eulalia, Lima
ge: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Sta Eulalia, Lima
Age: Juvenile Female | Sex: Female | Loc. San Fernando, Ica
Age: Adult & Juveniles | Sex: Female and Unknown | Loc. Colca, Arequipa
Status: The Andean Condor is generally uncommon to rare throughout its extensive range. It occurs at elevations ranging from sea level to over 4000 m. Its population status is unknown in parts of the species’ range. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Condor Andino.
Sub-species: Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) Linnaeus, 1758.
Meaning of Name: Vultur: L. Vultur=a vulture. gryphus: L. a griffin. A vulture with hooked bill
- Vultures in North, Central, and South America
- Buitres Americanos: Zopilotes, Gallinazos, Jotes y Condores (Spanish)
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.