Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52416

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Falconidae
Genus:Gyps
Genus species:Gyps fulvus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:95-105 cm
Identification:The griffon vulture is a dark buff color. The head and neck have short white feathers, and the neck is long and white. Its flight feathers and tail are dark brown.
Habitat:Open hillsides, mountainsides, plains
Diet:Carnivore: carrion
Reproduction:Griffon vultures are colonial breeders.
Roosting and nesting is done in communities.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Europe
Southern Asia
Northern Africa
Middle East
Date:1981-08 Subjects:Griffon vulture
hawk-like bird
Gyps
Old World vultures
Vultures
Accipitridae
Falconiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Birds of prey
Predatory animals
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52416