Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: White-backed Vulture
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Described by: Salvadori (1865)
Alternate common name(s): African White-backed Vulture
Old scientific name(s): Pseudogyps africanus
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Mauritania, Senegambia e. through s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad and s. Sudan to Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya and s. to s. Namibia, s. Botswana, n. and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Swaziland, w. Orange Free State and n. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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