A group of Andean condors drying their wings

New World vultures

The condors, the turkey vulture and the black vulture are amongst the members of this family. All the species live in the Americas.

Scientific name: Cathartidae

Rank: Family

Distribution

Map showing the distribution of the New World vultures taxa

The shading illustrates the diversity of this group - the darker the colour the greater the number of species. Data provided by WWF's Wildfinder.