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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.


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 🙂


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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