Griffon Vulture

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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
Page Last Updated 2/5/2020 3:55:09 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Gyps fulvus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Vital Statistics
Length 37.4 to 43.3 ins
Weight 247.8 to 354.0 ozs
Wingspan 90.6 to 104.3 ins
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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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