Andean Condor - I have seen these beautiful birds in the Chilean Andes - amazing - graceful - deadly!

Andean Condor - I have seen these beautiful birds in the Chilean Andes - amazing - graceful - deadly!

The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a species of South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean Condor has a wingspan of up to 3.2 m/10.5 ft.

The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a species of South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean Condor has a wingspan of up to 3.2 m/10.5 ft.

Andean Condor by franco farinati

Andean Condor by franco farinati

Andean Condor Vultur Gryphus Adult Male Photograph - Andean Condor Vultur Gryphus Adult Male-Ewwww! It looks like his brains are on top of his head!

Andean Condor Vultur Gryphus Adult Male Photograph - Andean Condor Vultur Gryphus Adult Male-Ewwww! It looks like his brains are on top of his head!

Argentavis Magnivicens. The estimate span was 7 – 7.5 m, height ca. 1.5 m and the mass approx. 72 kg. One of the largest flying birds known to science, certainly the heaviest bird known to have flew.

Argentavis Magnivicens. The estimate span was 7 – 7.5 m, height ca. 1.5 m and the mass approx. 72 kg. One of the largest flying birds known to science, certainly the heaviest bird known to have flew.

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