11 May, 2011

Lappet-faced Vulture

Scientific Name: Torgos tracheliotos
Population Estimate: 8,500, Vulnerable status
Range / Habitat: Dry savannah, arid plains, deserts and open mountain slopes in areas throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Field Notes: Large brown bird, some white mottling underneath. Naked, red head and neck. Large bill.
Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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