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Egyptian Vulture

Neophron percnopterus

The Egyptian vulture is a member of the ‘Old World’ vulture family and is closely related to birds of prey such as eagles and hawks.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 54 - 70cm
Weight: 1.6 - 2.2kg

habitat

Habitat

Egyptian vultures live in open country in Africa, Asia and Europe. They fly high, observing the ground, and shadow herds of game and cattle.

diet

Diet

Egyptian vultures eat carrion (dead animals). They also eat fruit, plants, insects, small vertebrates and eggs.

behaviour

Breeding

Females lay 1 or 2 eggs in a large nest made out of pieces of old rags, hair, or fur. These are incubated for 39-45 days

threat

Conservation

The Egyptian vulture is threatened in the wild by habitat destruction and poisoning of their food by lead bullets and medicines used on commercial cattle.

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