Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Rueppell's Griffon

Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii

Described by: Brehm, A. E. (1852)
Alternate common name(s): Rüppell's Vulture, Rüppell's Griffon, Ruepell's Griffon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya - Feb 19, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Senegal - Feb, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kenya - Sep, 2005 © W. S. Clark 
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N. Subsaharan Afica;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. and nw. Niger (Air Massif), Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, Egypt, s. Uganda, Kenya (breeds at Mt. Nyiru, Mt. Marsabit, Ololokwe and Hell's Gate), Rwanda and n. Tanzania.
(2) Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, nw. Somalia and possibly s. Arabia.


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


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