The Rüppell’s Vulture an African now also settling in Spain

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 Lanner Falcon rare native to south and east Europe

Read about bird facts on the Lanner Falcon a rather rare species in Europe. Bird photography, distribution and breeding.

The Saker Falcon a rare species across Eurasia

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.

Cape Vulture a vulnerable species in Southern Africa

Read some bird facts on the Cape Vulture which is one of the largest of its kind in Africa.

Lappet-faced Vulture an endangered species in Africa

The Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos occipitalis) is a huge, bulky Old World Vulture of the Torgos genus and a native species of Africa. Read more on bird facts on breeding, distribution and conservation.

Palmnut Vulture – The odd-one out in Africa

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.

Slender-billed Vulture critically endangered bird in Asia

The Slender-billed Vulture (Gyps tenuirostris) is an Old World Vulture from the Gyps genus and a critically endangered species in South Asia. Read more on distribution, population status and breeding.

Long-billed Vulture a critically endangered species in Asia

The Long-billed Vulture (Gyps indicus) is a native to South Asia. One endemic, nowadays it is one of the critically endangered species in India. Read more on distribution, status, breeding and conservation.

White-rumped Vulture – an endangered Native to South Asia

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.

Cinereous Vulture – the largest impressive Vulture in Europe

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”

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