Sentence Examples


  • Cathartes, turkey buzzards, Sarcorhamphus gryphus, condor Gypagus papa, king vulture.
  • Birds of prey are represented by the condor, vulture, two species of the carrion-hawk (Polyborus), and owl.
  • The Chilean slopes of the Andes appear to be a favourite haunt of the condor, where neighbouring stock-raisers suffer severe losses at times from its attacks.
  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.
  • The California vulture, the largest flying bird in North America and fully as large as the Andean condor, is not limited to California but is fairly common there.