Griffon Vulture
Gyps fulvus
(L 37-48" WS 7.5-9.2 ft
Wt 14-25 lb)
Llanos de libar Montejaque
12Sept2013
Nest on cliffs...in south
Europe, north Africa and Asia.
Sierra de la Plata
Bolinia
10Sept2013
Airplane bird strikes with Vul-
ture Griffons have occured at
37,000 ft, ducks at 27,000 ft
and shorebirds at 12,000 ft.
(Thor Hanson)