Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Himalayan Griffon

Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis

Described by: Hume (1869)
Alternate common name(s): Himalayan Vulture
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bagdogra, West Bengal, India - Dec 4, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  India - Dec, 1991 © W. S. Clark  Qinghai Province, China - 1997 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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C. Asia;
Afghanistan, Tadzhikistan (Pamir Mountains), n. Pakistan, n. India (Himachal Pradesh, Assam), Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and w. and n. China (nw. Sinkiang in the Tien Shan) and possibly in the Tarbagatai and Altai Mountains of w. Mongolia. Sc. China from Kansu, and Ningsia s. to Tsinghai and Szechwan.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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