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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The Egyptian vulture, also called pharaoh's chicken, is a small Old World vulture and the only member of the genus Neophron.
It is also known as an Old World Vulture in the bird of prey family Accipitridae.