Hooded Vulture
Ecrosyrtes monachus

– large raptor, larger than Common Buzzard
– African origin, rare vagrant to Southwestern WP
– mainly non-migratory


Hooded Vulture Ecrosyrtes monachus pileatus, IMM or SUBAD
BIF2400, 19/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Hooded Vulture Ecrosyrtes monachus pileatus, IMM or SUBAD
BIF2401, 19/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Hooded Vulture Ecrosyrtes monachus pileatus, AD
BIF2402, 02/01/2015, Arero, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Hooded Vulture Ecrosyrtes monachus pileatus, AD
BIF2403, 19/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Hooded Vulture Ecrosyrtes monachus pileatus, AD
BIF2404, 19/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Egyptian Vulture (JUV, IMM) (v)

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