Oropharyngeal trichomonosis due to Trichomonas gypaetinii in a cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
) fledgling in Spain.
Siberian ibex and red deer (Cervus elaphus) are common ungulates in this region, and carnivores, such as snow leopards (Uncia uncia), wolves (Canis lupus), and such raptors as the cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
) and golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) are also found here.
Avian predators in the area include Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentiles), Eurasian sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus), Northern harrier (Circus cyaneus), Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus
) and/or common kestrel (Falco tinnnnculus).
The black vulture (Aegypius monachus
) was added to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 1988.
Effect of Monitoring Frequency and Timing on Estimates of Abundance and Productivity of Colonial Black Vultures Aegypius monachus
in Central Spain.
Otro detalle a considerar es el gran valor de las zonas serranas aprovechados por diversas especies para la cria con gran valor como Aegypius monachus
, Aquila chysaetos y Neophron percnopterus.
Endangered species such as the Iberian imperial eagle (Aquila adalberti; Conservation Status in Portugal: Critically Endangered (CABRAL & al., 2005), Bonelli's eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus; Conservation Status in Portugal: Endangered (Cabral & al., 2005), the black vulture (Aegypius monachus
; Conservation Status in Portugal: Critically Endangered (CABRAL & al., 2005), the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos; Conservation Status in Portugal: Endangered (CABRAL & al., 2005) and the Egyptian vulture (Neophron pernocpterus; Conservation Status in Portugal: Endangered (CABRAL & al., 2005) occur in the study area (ICNB, 2007) and depend, to a higher or lesser degree on wild rabbit and, consequently, on Poetalia bulbosae swards.
Although WNV has not yet been detected in South Korea, the perceived threat of its arrival has been highlighted by reports of WNV infection in a dead cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
) in the Vladivostok region of Russia, which is adjacent to the Korean peninsula (2), and in several samples from cinereous vultures and cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis) in the Russian Far Eastern Region during 2002-2004 (3).
BirdLife International 2009: Aegypius monachus
.--IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Version 2009.2, IUCN 2009.
Abstract: To establish reference standards for ocular ultrasound and biometry, 24 cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus
) (45 eyes) underwent B-rnode and A-mode ultrasonographic examination using a 12.5-MHz probe.