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Gyps coprotheres
Cape Vulture (Eng) Kaapse Gier (Ned) Kransaasvoël (Afr)
Keywords: Bird;Accipitriformes;Accipitridae

Gyps coprotheres

Cape Vulture (Eng) Kaapse Gier (Ned) Kransaasvoël (Afr)

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Album name:martheijnens / Falconiformes, Accipitriformes
Keywords:Bird / Accipitriformes / Accipitridae
Photonumber, location and date:201044591, Botswana/Gaborone/Mokolodi National Reserve, 10-07-2010
Habitat:The species usually breeds and roosts on cliff faces in or near mountains, from where it can fly long distances in search of the large animal carcasses on which it specializes.
Origin/distribution, remarks:Old World vulture. It is endemic to southern Africa, found mainly in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana and in some parts of northern Namibia. Endangered. This picture is from a care centre.
Date added:Feb 24, 2017