Bearded Vulture

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The bearded vulture is an extremely large vulture with a long, slender body and tail and large, impressive wings.

Bearded vultures are extremely large, distinctive vultures with an unmistakable silhouette that range in weight from 4.5 to 7.0 kilograms. They have a total length between 94 and 125 centimeters and a much longer wingspan of 231 to 283 centimeters.

They have a relatively small head on a long, powerful neck with a long, slender body with markedly long wings and tail. Their legs are short and heavily feathers with strong feet. The wing-tips generally fall short of the tail-tip.

Sources: (Ferguson-Lees & Christie, 2001; Tenenzapf, 2011)
Image: Quartl

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