Lappet-faced Vulture

Torgos tracheliotos - Vautour oricou

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Torgos

  • Species
    :

    tracheliotos

Descriptor

Forster, JR, 1796

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 115 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 280 à 290 cm.
  • Weight
    : 5400 à 9400 g
Longevity

30 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Torgos tracheliotos negevensis (s Israel and Arabian Pen.)
  • Torgos tracheliotos tracheliotos (nw Africa, Africa south of the Sahara)

Foreign names

  • Vautour oricou,
  • Buitre Orejudo,
  • Abutre-real,
  • Ohrengeier,
  • füles keselyű,
  • Oorgier,
  • Avvoltoio orecchiuto,
  • Örongam,
  • Øregribb,
  • sup ušatý,
  • sup královský,
  • Øregrib,
  • korvakorppikotka,
  • Swartaasvoël,
  • voltor orellut,
  • Eyrnagammur,
  • sęp uszaty,
  • Nūbijas grifs,
  • golouhi jastreb,
  • Африканский ушастый гриф,
  • ミミヒダハゲワシ,
  • 皱脸秃鹫,
  • 縐臉兀鷲,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

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