White-rumped Vulture

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White-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis), is a medium sized vulture of the Family Accipitridae. It is native to the Oriental Region, but in the AWB Region it occurs in SE Iran. In India it has recently suffered a catastrophic decline due to the diclofenac veterinary crisis, (see below).

Order..: Accipitriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Gyps

Species: Gyps bengalensis
White-rumped Vulture – Species Fact File – arkive.org
White-rumped Vulture – Species Fact Sheet – birdlife.org
White-rumped Vulture – Species Sheet – wikipedia.org
White-rumped Vulture – Species Card – oiseaux-birds.com
White-rumped Vulture – Range and Calls – xeno-canto.org
White-rumped Vulture – Sightings – ebird.org

Additional Material…

White-rumped Vulture – Saving Vultures – wcs.org
White-rumped Vulture – Images – google.ae
White-rumped Vulture – Red List Status – iucnredlist.org

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