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 bears … Read more
The White-rumped Vulture (Gyps bengalensis) is a native to South Asia. There it is one of the most endangered species. Read more on staus, distribution, breeding and conservation.
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 is … Read more
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 huge White-tailed Eagle was close to extinction in the 1980s and has made a remarkable comeback since then. Today the species is no longer endangered and can frequently be watched in the baltics and northern Europe. Read more
The Bald Eagle is probably the best known representative of the sea eagles. Because of its unique appearance it is also the symbol of North America. Read more on conservation, distribution and breeding.