Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Lappet-faced Vulture
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
Described by: Forster, J. R. (1791)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Aegypius tracheliotus
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara, se. Mediterranean Basin, w. and s. Arabia;
(1) Ex. sw. Morocco, s. Mauritania, Senegambia, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, c. and s. Niger, Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, c. and s. Chad (Lake Chad), c. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and w. to e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya (Serengeti National Park and Mara Game Reserve), Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Angola and n. South Africa (n. Cape Province, Transvaal, n. Natal).
(2) Egypt and n. Sudan.
(3) S. Israel (Sinai Peninsula) and the Arabia Peninsula (Saudi Arabia, Mahazat as-Sayd Reserve, and Oman).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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