Griffon Vulture


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Characteristics
Colouring Light brown back, whitish head and neck
Voice Silent
Feeds on Carrion
Flight Heavy with deep wingbeats, soaring
Nesting Cliff
Social Flocks
Griffon Vulture
Griffon Vulture
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Griffon Vulture
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Rare
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Gyps fulvus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Vital Statistics
Length 95 to 110 cms
Weight 7000 to 10000 gms
Wingspan 230 to 265 cms
Lifespan 1 to 25 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Griffon Vulture (Species=Gyps fulvus / Standard Name=Eurasian Griffon Vulture)