Egyptian vulture

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Noun1.Egyptian vulture - small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern EurasiaEgyptian vulture - small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia
Old World vulture - any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
genus Neophron, Neophron - a genus of Accipitridae
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The Egyptian vulture, also called pharaoh's chicken, is a small Old World vulture and the only member of the genus Neophron.
"New Hope for the Egyptian Vulture" brings together institutions and organizations from 14 countries of the Balkan Peninsula, the Middle East and Africa.
Second was Pete Smith with "Long Tailed Tit" and Gianpiero Ferrari received 18 points each for his "Egyptian Vulture" and "Green Hairstreak on Birds Foot Trefoil".
The Egyptian vulture is an endangered migratory species, yet there is not a lot of information on its transcontinental journeys, its mortality, the number of losses and their causes during these journeys.
Tenders are invited for design of informative material for the plan of awareness and dissemination of the actions of recovery of the guide in the canary islands contemplated within the project called "life 16 nat / it / 659 life egyptian vulture".
It also has a diverse range of birds, including the golden eagle, Egyptian vulture, griffon vulture, etc.
Muscat: The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) has said that a young Egyptian vulture it tagged has died of electrocution, which has become a major threat to endangered species.
The Kashmir grey langur, Indus dolphin, finback whale, Balochistan bear, musk deer, hog deer, Indian pangolin, Egyptian vulture, green turtle and Indian narrow-headed turtle are endangered.
Liberatori and Penteriani (2001) also recorded higher percentage of nests covered by shelters in rocky areas in Egyptian vulture colonies at Italian peninsula.
Although lead poisoning has been documented in all 4 species of vultures living in Spain, the griffon vulture, (1) cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus), (13) bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), (14) and Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), (15) we did not find any reports of lead poisoning in the vulture species living in Portugal.
Rapid population declines of Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus and Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus in India.

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