An American black vulture was recently spotted in the Delhi NCR region causing a stir amongst birdwatchers and conservationists.
Facts for Prelims
About Black Vulture:
- Distribution: Black vultures are widely distributed in the northeastern United States to South America, including Peru, Central Chile, and Uruguay.
- Habitat: Black vultures breed in dense woodlands but forage in open habitats, and they are most abundant at low elevations.
- Migration: Black vultures typically avoid crossing large bodies of water and do not cover long distances.
- Conservation Status: According to the IUCN Red List, the black vulture is classified as Least Concern.
-Source: The Hindu