An endangered griffon vulture
, which started flying in Serbia and became exhausted in E[currency]anlyurfa (Turkey) after flying 1600 kilometers long on its seasonal migration route, was carried to Belgrade by Turkish Cargo.
Nelson crossed into war-torn Yemen in search of food but ended up in the hands of Yemeni fighters -- and temporarily in jail for suspected espionage.
The report also sounded the alarm with regard to species' protection, referring in particular to endangered species such as the Griffon Vulture
, threatened by the use of poison-bait in the countryside.
The fire took hold of an aviary within the Bird of Prey Centre at the park and a Ruppell Griffon Vulture
and a White Tailed Sea Eagle were killed as a result last Wednesday evening.
According to the RSPB, the highest flier of all is the Ruppell's griffon vulture
, which can break the 11,000-metre mark.
The griffon vulture
is a large bird of prey that belongs to the Old World vulture group and can be found over a wide geographic range (northwest Africa, Iberian Peninsula, Balkans, Middle East, and India).
Therefore, the shortage of food availability was found to be a major factor responsible for declining population of the Himalayan Griffon vulture
in the area.
PREENING A griffon vulture
takes care of its feathers
aDelivered through the local native key wildlife species a fallow deer, red deer, wild living horses, wolves, brown bears, several vulture species (black vulture, Egyptian vulture and griffon vulture
), a high number of raptor species and the small-sized but extremely important Souslik or European ground squirrela, he continues.
According to environmentalists there are 82 bird species in the area, including the griffon vulture
, laggar falcon, peregrine falcon, kestrel, Indian sparrow hawk, Egyptian vulture and white-cheeked bulbul.