Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Palm-nut Vulture

Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Vulturine Fish-eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Uganda - Sep, 2000 © W. S. Clark 
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Tropical Africa;
Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea is., Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Angola, sw. Niger, Lake Chad area, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Uganda, Burundi, Kenya (coast s. of Mombasa, Tana River to Meru NP, Lake Jipe-Taveta and Tsavo River), Tanzania, Pemba Is., Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, n. Namibia, n. Botswana and ne. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal and e. Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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