Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Red-headed Vulture

Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus

Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Black Vulture, Asian King Vulture, Pondicherry Vulture
Old scientific name(s): Aegypius calvus, Torgos calvus


Desert National Park, Rajasthan, India - Jan, 2010 © Richard Stern  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Feb, 2003 © Dave Behrens  India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  India - Nov, 1993 © W. S. Clark 
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Indian Subcontinent and se. Asia;
Pakistan, India, Nepal, sc. China (w. and s. Yunnan), Burma, Thailand, Cambodia (Chhep District, Preah Vihear Province and w. Siem Pang District), Laos and s. Vietnam.


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


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