The Himalayan Vulture is an Old World Vulture and belongs to the Gyps genus. It is native to central Asian mountain ranges. At a size of 103-110 cm and a huge wingspan of 260-289 cm it is also the largest Gyps vulture existing. Moreover it is even bigger than Griffon Vulture and Monk Vulture. This … Read more
We followed the Bearded Vulture and went to Gemmi Pass in the Swiss Alps. Although late in the year, we were quite lucky to have some eventfull days with plenty of sightings of these beautiful birds.
The Swiss Alps were beckoning and at least we wanted to see some vultures there before the winter setting in. We chose the Gemmi Pass in the Swiss Canton of Valais, because this spot has quite a reputation as vulture country. Gemmi Pass was a completely new destination to us and we had no idea … Read more
Bird facts on the Bearded Vulture or Lammergeier. Learn about conservation, distribution, movements and breeding. Stunnings infos on one of the largest birds of prey.