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Showing posts with label Vultures. Show all posts

Griffon Vulture

The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a large vulture in the bird of prey family. Like other vultures, it is a scavenger, feeding mostly from carcasses of dead animals which it finds by soaring over open areas, often moving in flocks. It breeds on crags in mountains in southern Europe, north Africa, and Asia, laying one egg. Griffon Vultures may form loose colonies. The population is mostly resident.



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California Condor



The California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is a New World vulture, the largest North American land bird. This condor inhabits northern Arizona and southern Utah (including the Grand Canyon area and Zion National Park), coastal mountains of central and southern California, and northern Baja California. The condors live in rocky shrubland, coniferous forests, and oak savannas.Wild condors inhabit large territories, often traveling 250 km (160 mi) a day in search of carrion. 



California Condor sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
California Condor

Cinereous Vulture

Cinereous Vulture sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Cinereous Vulture

The Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) is also known as the Black Vulture, Monk Vulture, or Eurasian Black Vulture. The Cinereous Vulture is a Eurasian species. The western limits of its range are in Spain and inland Portugal, with a reintroduced population in south France. They are found discontinuously to Greece, Turkey and throughout the central Middle East. Their range continues through Afghanistan eastwards to northern India to its eastern limits in central Asia, where they breed in northern Manchuria, Mongolia and Korea.


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Andean Condor

The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is found in South America in the Andes, including the Santa Marta Mountains.
Andean Condor sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Andean Condor
Colombia's, Chile's and Ecuador's National Bird
Chile's national bird Painting by Ulf Artmagenta




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Bearded Vulture

Bearded Vulture sketch painting. Bird art drawing by illustrator Artmagenta
Bearded Vulture

The Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the Lammergeier or Lammergeyer, is a bird of prey. It eats mainly carrion and lives and breeds on crags in high mountains in southern Europe, the Caucasus, Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, and Tibet. Populations are resident.

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