Adult European Black Vulture

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Colouring Dark brown body, pale brown head with black mask
Voice Silent
Feeds on Carrion
Flight Prolonged expert soaring
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Adult European Black Vulture
Adult European Black Vulture
Also Known As ..
Black Vulture
Cinereous Vulture
Page Last Updated 5/14/2018 5:36:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Aegypius monachus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Cinereous Vulture
Vital Statistics
Length 100 to 115 cms
Weight 7000 to 11500 gms
Wingspan 250 to 285 cms
Lifespan 1 to 25 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult European Black Vulture (Species=Aegypius monachus / Standard Name=Cinereous Vulture)