Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Rueppell's Griffon
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii
Described by: Brehm, A. E. (1852)
Alternate common name(s): Rüppell's Vulture, Rüppell's Griffon, Ruepell's Griffon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Subsaharan Afica;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. and nw. Niger (Air Massif), Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, Egypt, s. Uganda, Kenya (breeds at Mt. Nyiru, Mt. Marsabit, Ololokwe and Hell's Gate), Rwanda and n. Tanzania.
(2) Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, nw. Somalia and possibly s. Arabia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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