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

Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Black Vulture, European Black Vulture
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Spain - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kutch, Gujarat, India - Feb, 2009 © Jugal Tiwari  Cheolwon, Demilitarized Zone, Korean Peninsula - Dec, 2003 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea  Cheolwon, Demilitarized Zone, Korean Peninsula - Dec, 2003 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea 
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Iberian Peninsula; Se. Europe across c. Asia;
Two populations;
Mediterranean basin in Portugal in the Raira Baixa Region along the upper Rio Tejo, Spain (Cabaneros), Balearic Is., sc. . France (Grands Causses, Gorges de la Jonte, Gorges du Tarn and parts of the Tarn Valley), s. Yugoslavia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, European Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey, Armenia, Caucasus, Iran, Azerbeijan n. to Kazakhstan, Nurata Mountains, Uzbekistan, sw. Siberia (Altai), Mongolia and n. China (w. Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, Inner Mongolia, Hebei and sw. Heilongjiang) s. in Tibet, Pakistan (Baluchistan) and n. India (Himalayas of Gilgit, Punjab and Assam).
Winters s. to nw. and ne. Africa, Arabia, c. India, se. China, Taiwan and Ryukyu Is. Formerly occurred in n. Morocco, Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, Albania, Moldavia and Israel.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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