Griffon Vulture
Gyps fulvus

– very large raptor, larger than Golden Eagle
– mainly non-migratory
– single birds and even flocks may disperse over long-distances


Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, 2CY
BIF2607, 05/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2608, 21/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2609, 03/06/2013, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2610, 05/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2611, 03/06/2013, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2612, 25/05/2010, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, probably 4CY
BIF2613, 02/06/2013, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, AD
BIF2614, 25/05/2010, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus, 2CY
BIF2615, 03/06/2013, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

Griffon Vulture Gyps f. fulvus
BIF2616, 02/06/2013, Khinaliq, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Himalayan Vulture (v)
Rüppel’s Vulture (v)
White-backed Vulture (v)

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