Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: White-rumped Vulture

White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Indian White-backed Vulture, Asian White-backed Vulture, (White-backed Vulture), Oriental White-backed Vulture
Old scientific name(s): Pseudogyps bengalnesis


Nepal - 2000 © Kees Bakker  Bagdogra, West Bengal, India - Dec 4, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  India - Dec, 1991 © W. S. Clark 
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Indian Subcontinent and se. Asia;
Se. Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan through Nepal and India to sc. China (s. Yunnan) and Burma (Wan Phone, Shan State) to Indochina (Chhep District, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia) and the n. Malay Peninsula.


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


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