Neophron percnopterus

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Noun1.Neophron percnopterus - small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern EurasiaNeophron percnopterus - 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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Black kite Milvus migrans, Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus, common kestrel falco tinnunculus, booted eagle Hieraaetus pennatus, long-legged buzzard, on the other hand, have been taken into account because some of the pairs nest in the heart of the mountain of Sidi Reghis and feed there.
Effect of the feeding station establishment on the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Dadia Forest, NE Greece.
[...] Maybe that's why many people don't like them" says Dr Stoyan Nikolov from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds about Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus).
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.
Maia Sarrouf Willson, ESO research and conservation manager, explained the local history of the Egyptian vulture, or Neophron percnopterus: "In the Arabian peninsula this species is thought to have declined by 90 per cent over the last 50 years, and in 2008 it was categorised as endangered on the IUCN Red List.
So far, 73 species of birds such as the endangered Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) have been recorded.
Acquisition of food by fledgling Egyptian Vultures Neophron percnopterus by nest-switching and acceptance by foster adults.