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
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RangeAfrica 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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