Cinereous vulture

Cinereous vulture

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Aegypius monachus
WEIGHT
6.82-14 kg
LENGTH
110-120 cm
WINGSPAN
2.44-2.91 m

The cinereous vulture is a large raptorial bird that is distributed through much of temperate Eurasia. It is also known as the black vulture, monk vulture, or Eurasian black vulture. It is a member of the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and harriers. It is one of the largest two Old World vultures, attaining a maximum size of 14 kg,, 1.2 m long and 3.1 m across the wings.

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Cr

Crepuscular

Di

Diurnal

Ca

Carnivore

Sc

Scavenger

Ar

Arboreal

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Mo

Monogamy

Al

Altitudinal Migrant

C

starts with

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
INDEPENDENT AGE
180 to 215 days

References

1. Cinereous vulture Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinereous_vulture
2. Cinereous vulture on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22695231/131935194

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