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Las Aves que Viven en Chile: El CÓNDOR rey de Los Andes Bird Pictures, Funny Animal Pictures, Andean Condor, Feathered Dinosaurs, Funny Birds, Extinct Animals, Big Bird, Birds Of Prey, Nature

El CÓNDOR rey de Los Andes

Crecí en un pueblo pequeño en el sur de Chile a los pies de un gran cerro cubierto de Avellanos y Robles de la Cordillera de la Costa de nombre Cayumanque, que quiere decir seis cóndores en idioma Mapudungun. Ya en esa época esas enorme aves de más de tres metros con sus alas extendidas, el más grande ser volador del planeta, se habían marchado de allí muchos año atrás, los más viejos tenían que buscar en lo más recóndito de su memoria para recordar algún Cóndor visto en su niñez a…

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Andean Condor

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The Andean Condor is considered the largest bird of prey with an enormous wingspan of 3 meters feet) and weight up to 15 kgs All Birds, Birds Of Prey, Flying Birds, Great Potoo, Rapace Diurne, Nicolas Vanier, Andean Condor, California Condor, Nature

El cóndor andino, cóndor de los Andes o simplemente cóndor (Vultur gryphus) es una especie de ave de la familia Cathartidae que habita en Sudamérica. Se extiende por la cordillera de los Andes, cordilleras próximas a ella y las costas adyacentes de los océanos Pacífico y Atlántico. Es el ave no marina de mayor envergadura del planeta. No posee subespecies. Su nombre procede del quechua cùntur.

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Key Population of Andean Condors Protected by Land Purchase in Ecuador | American Bird Conservancy

(Washington, D.C., January 24, 2014) About half of Ecuador's rare Andean Condors, among the world's largest flying birds, will be better protected through a just-completed, 7,000-acre conservation land purchase in Ecuador totaling $1.6 million and adding to the 1.8 million acres of protected habitat in the Antisana region—an area larger than the state of Delaware. The … Read More>>

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The Rare Andean Condor

Andean condors are massive birds, among the largest in the world that are able to fly. Because they are so heavy (up to 33 pounds/15 kilograms), even their enormous 10-foot (3-meter) wingspan needs some help to keep them aloft. For that reason, these birds prefer to live in windy areas where they can glide on air currents with little effort. Andean condors are found in mountainous regions, as their name suggests, but also live near coasts replete with ocean breezes and even deserts that…