Hooded Vulture
Necrosyrtes monachus
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The hooded vulture is widespread in Tanzania especially in wetter areas, see map. The nest on top of a hamerkop nest was near Sasakwa (7-19), courtesy of Gary Douglas. The 3rd row photo (Samburu-Kenya, 1-17) is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; the 4th row (Tarangire, 3-19), courtesy of Alex Rees; the 5th row (Moru Kopjes, 2-17) courtesy of Paul Oliver. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, northern Serengeti and Ndutu. Click the lower photo to see 31 enlargements.
And click here to see a large mixed group of white-backed, hooded and Rüppell's vultures batheing and drying in the Serengeti (6-06).
 
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Alex D'Ambrosio, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Alex Rees

Last Update this page: 1-11-21