Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Hooded Vulture

Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus

Described by: Temminck (1823)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Neophron monachus


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Sep 24, 2005 © Alan Manson  Masai Mara, Kenya - Feb, 2001 © Jim Wilson 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) S. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, n. Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Sudan.
(2) E. Sudan and Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya (most national parks and game preserves and w. and lower Tana River) to Angola, ne. Namibia, ne. Botswana and e. South Africa (e. Transvaal, Orange River, n. Natal and 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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