The absence of the rostral knob would preclude its being a king vulture.
This was what the Boers and the natives call the "king vulture," one of which goes with every flock.
The king vulture makes his nest in the hollow of a tree, where his queen lays two eggs.
The king vulture (Dresden 8a), the dog (Dresden 7a), and the parrot (Dresden 40b) come next in descending importance.
Two species only seem to occur in the writings, the king vulture and the black vulture.
In the Nuttall Codex, the head of the king vulture occurs repeatedly as a glyph for this day.
The black vulture seems to lack the mythological character associated with the king vulture.
As noted in the case of the glyphs of the king vulture, the greater number of these occur quite alone.
Monarch of the feathered tribes of the forest, the king vulture fears no rival throughout his wild domain.