genus Neophron


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Noun1.genus Neophron - a genus of Accipitridaegenus Neophron - a genus of Accipitridae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Egyptian vulture, Neophron percnopterus, Pharaoh's chicken - small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia
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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. (Mpala Live) CAIRO -- 20 May 2019: The press office of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds announced on Sunday that three young Egyptian vultures, raised in zoos in Zlin, Schonbrunn and Jerez, were released to the Eastern Rhodopes.