Cape Vulture

Gyps coprotheres - Vautour chassefiente

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Gyps

  • Species
    :

    coprotheres

Descriptor

Forster, JR, 1798

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 110 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 228 à 255 cm.
  • Weight
    : 9400 g
Longevity

30 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vautour chassefiente,
  • Buitre de El Cabo,
  • Grifo do Cabo,
  • Kapgeier,
  • fokföldi keselyű,
  • Kaapse Gier,
  • Grifone del Capo,
  • Kapgam,
  • Kappgribb,
  • sup plavý,
  • sup kapský,
  • Kapgrib,
  • kapinkorppikotka,
  • Kransaasvoël,
  • voltor del Cap,
  • sęp przylądkowy,
  • Капский сип,
  • ケープシロエリハゲワシ,
  • 南非兀鹜,
  • 南非兀鷲,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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