Egyptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus

– large raptor, considerably larger than Common Buzzard
– partial migratory diurnal migrant, strictly over land
– migrates singly, at migration bottlenecks sometimes mixed with other raptors


Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, 2nd plumage
BIF2346, 11/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, 2nd plumage
BIF2347, 11/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, 2nd plumage
BIF2348, 11/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2349, 13/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2351, 13/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2350, 11/02/2015, Sur Masirah, Oman, Mathias Putze

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2352, 04/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2353, 18/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, 1CY
BIF2354, 14/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, 1CY
BIF2355, 23/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2356, 15/10/2010, Bir Shalatein, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
BIF2357, 23/09/2010, Ras Garib, Egypt, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca, 2CY
BIF2358, 24/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Egyptian Vulture Neophron p. percnopterus, AD
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca, 2CY
BIF2359, 24/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Hooded Vulture (v)

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