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Formerly known as the Black Vulture the name was changed to Cinereous Vulture, from the Latin meaning ‘ash coloured’, to avoid confusion with the much smaller and separate species of the American Black Vulture.
What does a Cinereous Vulture look like?
Although appearing mainly black, particularly from a distance, the cinereous vulture is predominantly brown in colour. The head appears bald although it may be covered in a black feathery down with a black mask around the eye. Otherwise the face is pale morphing into a black chin and throat. The neck ruff is pale brown with underlying white feathers. The bill is large and hooked with a greyish blue colour from the base to just past the nares (nostrils) where it changes to a dark grey black. The feet are pale, almost white in colour. Breast, belly, tail and underwing areas are all dark brown as is the back, upper tail and upperwing areas. The underwing coverts are a very dark brown and in flight the primary feathers are deeply fingered. Female adults are slightly larger and heavier than males whilst juveniles are blacker overall.