Palm-nut Vulture

Gypohierax angolensis - Palmiste africain

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Gypohierax

  • Species
    :

    angolensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 65 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 135 à 155 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1361 à 1712 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Palmiste africain,
  • Buitre Palmero,
  • Abutre-das-palmeiras,
  • Palmgeier,
  • pálmakeselyű,
  • Palmgier,
  • Avvoltoio delle palme,
  • Palmgam,
  • Palmegribb,
  • orlosup strakatý,
  • orlosup palmový,
  • Palmegrib,
  • palmukorppikotka,
  • Witaasvoël,
  • voltor de palmerar,
  • palmojad,
  • Пальмовый гриф,
  • ヤシハゲワシ,
  • 棕榈鹫,
  • 棕櫚鷲,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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