Andean condor


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large vulture of the high Andes having black plumage and white neck ruff

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Endangered species include the yellow-eared parrot, at least two types of tanager, and the giant Andean condor. Pimm's latest research shows the ranges of endemic avian species in Colombia are "between 50 and 90 percent" smaller than previously thought.
As if from the vantage point of a circling Andean condor, the film glides in loops over Violeta's life.
He's the first Andean Condor chick bred in Wales and it shows the "cycle" of life is working well.
In late 2010, she brought together federal and municipal government officials, nongovernmental organizations and private foundations to jointly work to secure land for a new national wildlife reserve that will help protect watersheds and rare bird species, including Ecuador's national bird, the Andean condor.
The Andean Condor is considered near threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Once, I was even called a vulture, although that was at a fancy dress party and I'd actually gone as an Andean condor but got the beak slightly wrong.
While the occasional Andean condor can be spotted soaring overhead, Andean geese, puna teal, and giant coots, or waders such as Wilson's phalaropes, Andean avocets, and puna plovers are commonly found in the lakes below.
New entertainment at this year's show will be the "Predators of the Sky" shows put on by Joe Krathwohl, the "Birdman of Las Vegas." Scheduled to appear with Krathwohl are an Andean Condor, vulture, hawks, falcons, owls and other exotic birds.
Triky's pals include Ali, a mini Mideast chameleon; and Fly, an Andean condor chick.
Appendix I includes rhinoceroses, lemurs, the tiger, the Andean condor, Spix's macaw, sea turtles, the Galapagos tortoise, and the monkey-puzzle tree.
The Andean Condor was kept at the Hancock Museum between 1886 and 1911 after arriving on Tyneside from Chile.
But now natural history experts want a stuffed Andean Condor bird, which is in Newcastle's Hancock Museum, to have a plaque of its own.
While a majestic Andean condor sweeps low over our heads, we scramble up a precipitous arroyo to a knife-edge ridge between two watersheds.