Old World vulture


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Noun1.Old World vulture - any of several large vultures of Africa and EurasiaOld World vulture - any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
vulture - any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
griffon vulture, Gyps fulvus, griffon - large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings
bearded vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, lammergeier, lammergeyer - the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill
Egyptian vulture, Neophron percnopterus, Pharaoh's chicken - small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia
Aegypius monachus, black vulture - of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
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It is also known as an Old World Vulture in the bird of prey family Accipitridae.
The griffon vultures, large Old World vultures that face extinction, have decreased in numbers in Israel over the past few years due to poisoning, hunting and electrocution.