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Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus),also called the scavenger vulture.  It has an unmistakable appearance, possessing white plumage with  black feathers in the wings and tail . They have bare yellow face and the bill is large and narrow with a curved tip. The legs are pink in adults and grey in juveniles.Young birds are blackish or chocolate-brown with black and white patches.

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They are also called as Pharaoh’s Chicken

Egyptian Vultures feed mainly on carrion but are opportunistic and will prey on small mammals, birds, and reptiles.

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Conservation status of Egyptian Vulture is ENDANGERED , according to IUCN Red List.

The light was not on my side , this is the best I could do. Hope you like it.

Critics and comments are welcome 🙂

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13 responses

  1. Very nice. Where is this from?

    December 3, 2012 at 3:19 am

  2. Nice shots…

    December 3, 2012 at 5:07 am

  3. Really nice captures!

    December 3, 2012 at 1:29 pm

  4. Vinu Sharma G

    Splendid. This definitely should have treated your eyes. Nice pictures. Keep up the great work Bhargav 🙂

    December 3, 2012 at 2:12 pm

  5. Anonymous

    good snap bava…!!! Keep Going!

    December 3, 2012 at 5:26 pm

  6. Good clicks, I myself clicked some of them in Tal Chapar in October…

    December 4, 2012 at 7:55 am

  7. Pingback: Rare Egyptian vulture in Belgium | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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