cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa), lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus)
Artist Paul Louis Oudart (1796–1860) ￼ ￼
Source/Photographer Iconographia Zoologica
Old Latin name Gypaëtus barbatus
New Latin name Gypaetus barbatus
Common name Nederlands: Lammergier
Vulture cinereus = cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus)
The cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a large raptorial bird that is distributed through much of Eurasia. It is also known as the black vulture, monk vulture, or Eurasian black vulture. It is a member of the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and harriers. It is one of the two largest Old World vultures.
Vultur percnopterus = Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
The Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), also called the white scavenger vulture or pharaoh's chicken, is a small Old World vulture and the only member of the genus Neophron. It is widely distributed; the Egyptian vulture is found from southwestern Europe and northern Africa to India.
Vultur papa = king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)
The king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. It is the only surviving member of the genus Sarcoramphus, although fossil members are known.
Phene ossifrage = bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus)
The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the lammergeier or ossifrage, is a bird of prey and the only member of the genus Gypaetus. The bearded vulture is the only known animal whose diet is almost exclusively bone. The bearded vulture is found in mountainous regions from Europe through much of Asia and Africa.