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

White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis

Described by: Burchell (1824)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Aegypius occipitalis


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 © Kees Bakker  Etosha National Park, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson  Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson 
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Subsaharan Africa;
S. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya (Mara Game Reserve, Tsavo National Park, Serengeti National Park), Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, s. Angola, ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and n. South Africa (n. Cape Province, Transvaal and n. Natal).


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


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