Himalayan Vulture

Gyps himalayensis - Vautour de l'Himalaya

Vautour de l'Himalaya
juvenile
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Gyps

  • Species
    :

    himalayensis

Descriptor

Hume, 1869

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 150 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 260 à 310 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Vautour de l'Himalaya
adult
Vautour de l'Himalaya
subadult

Himalayan Vulture (Gyps himalayensis) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vautour de l'Himalaya,
  • Buitre del Himalaya,
  • grifo-do-himalaia,
  • Schneegeier,
  • havasi fakókeselyű,
  • Himalayagier,
  • Grifone dell'Himalaya,
  • snögam,
  • Himalayagribb,
  • sup snežný,
  • sup himálajský,
  • Himalayagrib,
  • himalajankorppikotka,
  • voltor de l'Himàlaia,
  • sęp himalajski,
  • Himalaju grifs,
  • Кумай,
  • ヒマラヤハゲワシ,
  • 高山兀鹫,
  • อีแร้งสีน้ำตาลหิมาลัย,
  • 高山兀鷲,

Voice song and cries

Vautour de l'Himalaya
immature

Habitat

Vautour de l'Himalaya
subadult

Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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