Andean Condor
Vultur gryphus
(L 39-48" WS 108-122"
WT 24-33 lb)
Largest flying bird in West
Hemisphere...found at higher
Andean elevations.
near Marcapomacocha
(elev. ~ 14,500 ft)
24May09
Population considered “Near
Threatened” due to persecution
by humans because of alleged
attacks on livestock.
IUCN WATCH LIST
STATUS IS NEAR
THREATENED