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Black Vulture Coragyps atratus

The Black Vulture can be found from the southeastern United States, Mexico, Central America, and most of South America.  It is a permanent resident in these regions.

It is a common and permanent resident in Florida, except for the Keys, where it is rare.  This bird is an early nester; nests have been found from January through August.