Gallery description : pictures of a turkey vulture

The top speed it is able to reach is 48km/h (30mph). Vulture is a bird that usually lives in deserts, savannah and grassland near water. It has a feathers skin type. This type of birds usually have 130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in) wing span. The preferred food type is carnivore. These birds usually live 20 - 30 years. The average weight of the vulture is 0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs).

Facts about vultures
NameVulture
FamilyAccipitridae
Life Span20 - 30 years
ClassAves
KingdomAnimalia
ColourBlack, white, grey, tan, brown
Scientific NameAegypius monachus
HabitatDeserts, savannah and grassland near water
Wing Span130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in)
Conservation StatusEndangered
OrderAccipitriformes
Weight0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs)
PredatorsHawks, snakes, wild cats
Distinctive FeaturesLarge wings and sharp, curved beak
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
Main PreyRats, small and large animal carcasses
Size (H)64cm - 81cm (25in - 32in)
GenusAegypiinae
TypeBird
Skin TypeFeathers
PhylumChordata
DietCarnivore
Average Clutch Size2
LifestyleSolitary
Image Details
Description Pictures of a turkey vulture. Description Turkey Vulture feeding.jpg
Width 1297 pixels
Heigh 819 pixels
File type JPG
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