This post features some bird fact on the Mallard which is by far the most common duck in the Western Palearctic. Find bird facts and images.
The Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca) is a dabbling duck and the smallest of this group. Bird facts, breeding, distribution and threats.
Rüppell’s Vulture (Gyps rueppelli) is an Old World Vulture belonging to the genus Gyps. At sizes of only 85-97 cm it is rather a largish vulture, with a wing span measuring 228-250 cm. Compared to the much larger Monk Vultures and Griffon Vulture this one looks a bit small. As an adult Rüppell’s Vulture bearsContinue reading “The Rüppell’s Vulture an African now also settling in Spain”
The Saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a fast bird and distributes in three subspecies in Eurasia and the northern part of Africa. Read more on bird facts, distribution and breeding.
Read some bird facts on the Cape Vulture which is one of the largest of its kind in Africa.
The White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) is an Old World Vulture and monotypical to the Trigonoceps genus. Listed as critically endangered. Read more on this species.
The Palmnut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis) is an Old World Vulture of the Gypohierax genus and a native bird of Africa. Read more on bird facts, distribution and breeding.
The Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a huge bird, with dark plumage, but for the pale head. This species is also called Monk Vulture. It comes across at a size of 100-110 cm and a wingspan measuring between 250-295 cm, making it one of the larges vultures in Europa, Africa and Asia. This bird isContinue reading “Cinereous Vulture – the largest impressive Vulture in Europe”
The Egyptian Vulture is, by appearance, a small, slender and scruffy Old World Vulture. Widely distribute across Europe, Asia and Africa. Find infos on breeding, food, mortality and threats. Read more.
The Hooded Vulture is a bird of Africa and a true Old World vulture. Find interesting facts on these birds on distribution, movements, habitat, breeding, food and threats to the species.