Cinereous Vulture
Aegypius monachus

– largest raptor in WP, much larger than Golden Eagle
– mainly non-migratory, long-range dispersion of immatures take place
– sometimes mixed with other raptor esp. Griffon Vultures


Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 1CY
Brown-neacked Raven Corvus ruficollis
BIF2591, 15/10/2010, Bir Shalatein, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 2CY
BIF2592, 28/05/2014, Endoerchan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 4CY or 5CY
BIF2593, 28/05/2014, Endoerchan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 4CY or 5CY
BIF2594, 28/05/2014, Endoerchan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2595, 19/06/2016, Bulgan Aimag, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2596, 09/06/2011, Ikh Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2597, 21/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2598, 15/10/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2599, 09/06/2011, Ikh Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 4CY or 5CY
BIF2600, 03/03/2010, Acinohur, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
BIF2601, 19/08/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
BIF2602, 13/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF2603, 07/06/2011, Ikh Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2604, 06/06/2016, Bulgan Aimag, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, 2CY
BIF2605, 27/04/2011, Ulytau, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
BIF2606, 27/04/2011, Ulytau, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, AD
BIF2607, 05/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus, probably AD
BIF2608, 05/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Himalayan Vulture (v)
Griffon Vulture (v)
Rüppel’s Vulture (v)
Lappet-faced Vulture (v)

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