Rüppell's Vulture

Gyps rueppelli - Vautour de Rüppell

Vautour de Rüppell
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Gyps

  • Species
    :

    rueppelli

Descriptor

Brehm, AE, 1852

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 101 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 230 à 250 cm.
  • Weight
    :
Longevity

30 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Vautour de Rüppell
adult
Vautour de Rüppell
Second

Rüppell's Vulture (Gyps rueppelli) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Gyps rueppelli rueppelli (sw Mauritania to e Sudan and south to Tanzania)
  • Gyps rueppelli erlangeri (Ethiopia, Somalia)

Foreign names

  • Vautour de Rüppell,
  • Buitre moteado,
  • grifo-pedrês,
  • Sperbergeier,
  • karvalykeselyű,
  • Rüppells Gier,
  • Grifone di Rüppell,
  • rüppellgam,
  • Skjellgribb,
  • sup jarabý,
  • sup krahujový,
  • Rüppells Grib,
  • suomukorppikotka,
  • Rüppellaasvoël,
  • voltor de Rüppell,
  • Tógammur,
  • sęp plamisty,
  • raibais grifs,
  • grahasti plcšec,
  • Сип Рюппеля,
  • マダラハゲワシ,
  • 黑白兀鹫,
  • 黑白兀鷲,

Voice song and cries

Vautour de Rüppell
juvenile

Habitat

Vautour de Rüppell
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Other sources of interest

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