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Andean Condor

Vultur gryphus Linnaeus, 1758

The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a species of South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean Condor has a wingspan of up to 3.2 m/10.5 ft but is exceeded by the Wandering Albatross (at up to 3.6 m/12 ft), the Southern Royal Albatross, the Dalmatian and the Great White Pelicans (at reportedly up to 3.5 m/11.6 ft). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Cathartidae
Genus:
  Vultur

Scientific:
  Vultur gryphus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.86

Protonym:
  Vultur gryphus

Avibase ID:
  659E8F5C0AEA27F2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/659E8F5C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175279


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Vultur gryphus: Andes and coasts of Colombia to Tierra del Fuego
English:
Andean Condor
Czech:
kondor andský
German:
Andenkondor
Danish:
Andeskondor
Spanish:
Cóndor Andino
Finnish:
andienkondori
French:
Condor des Andes
Icelandic:
Kondór
Italian:
Condor delle Ande
Japanese:
kondoru
Japanese:
コンドル
Dutch:
Andescondor
Norwegian:
Andeskondor
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Andeskondor
Polish:
kondor wielki
Portuguese:
Condor-dos-andes
Portuguese (Brazil):
Condor-dos-andes
Russian:
Андский кондор
Slovak:
kondor veľký
Swedish:
kondor
Ukrainian:
Кондор андійський
Chinese:
安第斯神鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Condor des Andes ( Vultur gryphus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Condor des Andes ( Vultur gryphus)
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Andean Condor ( Vultur gryphus)
James Lee Peters:
Vultur gryphus
James Lee Peters (original):
Vultur gryphus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Vultur gryphus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Andean Condor ( Vultur gryphus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vultur gryphus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vultur gryphus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bulgarian: Андски кондор
Catalan: Còndor dels Andes
Czech: Kondor andský
Danish: Andeskondor
German: Andenkondor, Kondor
English: Andean Condor
English (IOC): Andean Condor
Spanish: Cóndor, Cóndor Andino
Spanish (Argentine): Cóndor andino
Spanish (Chile): Cóndor
Spanish (Colombia): Cóndor Andino, Cóndor de los Andes
Spanish (Ecuador): Cóndor Andino
Spanish (Spain): Cóndor Andino
Spanish (HBW): Andean Condor
Spanish (Peru): Cóndor Andino
Spanish (Paraguay): Cóndor
Spanish (Venezuela): Cóndor
Estonian: andi kondor (kaeluskondor)
Finnish: Andienkondori
French: Condor des Andes
Guarani: Yryvu
Hebrew: קונדור האנדים
Croatian: Andski kondor
Hungarian: andoki kondor
Icelandic: Kondór
Italian: Avvoltoio delle Ande, Condor, Condor delle Ande
Japanese: kondoru
Japanese: コンドル
Scientific: Sarcoramphus gryphus, Vultur gryphus, Vultur gyphus
Lithuanian: Andinis kondoras
Dutch: Andescondor
Norwegian Nynorsk: Andeskondor
Norwegian: Andeskondor
Polish: kondor wielki
Portuguese: condor, Condor-dos-andes
Portuguese (Brazil): condor, Condor-dos-andes
Portuguese (Portugal): Condor-dos-andes
Russian: Андский кондор, Кондор
Slovak: Kondor golierikatý, kondor golierkatý, kondor golierkatý (kondor veľký), kondor veľký
Slovenian: Kondor
Serbian: Andski kondor
Swedish: Kondor
Turkish: And Kondoru, And Kondorunun
Ukrainian: Кондор андійський
Chinese: 安第斯神鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 康多兀鷲

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