Another term for black vulture (sense 2).
- The cinereous vulture soars all day on warm air currents in search of food, primarily animal carcasses.
- The cinereous vulture breeds mostly in high mountains and large forests, in loose colonies or solitarily.
- Smaller birds defer to cinereous vultures when they arrive at a carcass - the big birds get first pickings.
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Syllabification: ci·ne·re·ous vul·ture
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