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King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa



References

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Ferguson-Lees, J.; Christie, D. 2005. Raptors of the world: a field guide. Christopher Helm, London.

Fink, D., Auer, T., Johnston, A., Strimas-Mackey, M., Ligocki, S., Robinson, O., Hochachka, W., Jaromczyk, L., Rodewald, A., Wood, C., Davies, I., Spencer, A. 2022. eBird Status and Trends, Data Version: 2021; Released: 2022. Ithaca, NY, USA. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2173/ebirdst.2021.

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GBIF.org. 2023. GBIF Occurrence Download (27 February 2023): Sarcoramphus papa. Available at: https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.6rsv6y.

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Houston, D. C. 1984. Does the King Vulture Sarcorhamphus papa use a sense of smell to locate food? Ibis 126: 67-69.

ICMBio. 2018. Livro Vermelho da Fauna Brasileira Ameaçada de Extinção: Volume III - Aves. In: Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ed.), Livro Vermelho da Fauna Brasileira Ameaçada de Extinção, pp. 709. ICMBio, Brasília, Brazil.

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Monroy-Ojeda, A. 2022. Análisis espacial de la distribución del zopilote rey (Sarcoramphus papa) e identificación de áreas potenciales para la anidación del águila harpía (Harpia harpyja). Masters’ Thesis. Universidad Veracruzana.

Reid, S. B. 1989. Flying behaviour and habitat preferences of the King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa in the western Orinoco Basin of Venezuela. Ibis 131: 301-303.

Ridgely, R.S. 2002. Unpublished data.

Santangeli, A., Buechley, E. R., Mammola, S., Lambertucci, S. A. 2022. Priorities for research and action to prevent a New World vulture crisis. Biological Conservation 270: 109563.

UICN France, MNHN, GEPOG, Kwata, Biotope, Hydreco and OSL. 2017. La Liste rouge des espèces menacées en France - Chapitres de la Faune vertébrée de Guyane. Paris, France.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Sarcoramphus papa. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/king-vulture-sarcoramphus-papa on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/02/2024.