Hooded Vulture

Necrosyrtes monachus - Vautour charognard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Necrosyrtes

  • Species
    :

    monachus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 70 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 170 à 182 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1500 à 2600 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vautour charognard,
  • Alimoche Sombrío,
  • Abutre-de-capuz,
  • Kappengeier,
  • csuklyás keselyű,
  • Kapgier,
  • Avvoltoio cappuccino,
  • Kappgam,
  • Hettegribb,
  • sup čiapočkatý,
  • sup kapucín,
  • Hættegrib,
  • huppukorppikotka,
  • Monnikaasvoël,
  • aufrany fosc,
  • Hettugammur,
  • sęp brunatny,
  • kapuces grifs,
  • kapucasti jastreb,
  • Бурый стервятник,
  • ズキンハゲワシ,
  • 冠兀鹫,
  • 頭巾兀鷲,

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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