King Vulture -- we saw three circling overhead and one perched in a tree at the same time.
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While we were looking at the Scarlet Macaws on the trail of the skywalk at Villa Lapas, our guide spotted a King Vulture overhead.
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From one of the suspension bridges of the skywalk, we saw this one perched in a tree across the ravine.
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King Vultures are just a little larger then Turkey Vultures. A mixed flock of Black, Turkey and King Vultures was overhead.
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A view of part of the upper wing of the King Vulture.
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 Gallery: Denny Granstrand's Digiscoped Photos  Album: Birds, and other animals, of Costa Rica  Album: The birds found at Hotel Villa Lapas, Carrara National Park, on the Jungle Crocodile Tour on the Tarcoles River and in the surrounding area.   
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