Hooded Vulture
Necrosyrtes monachus
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The hooded vulture is widespread in Tanzania especially in wetter areas, see map. These photos were taken in Samburu-Kenya, the Serengeti and Tarangire. The upper is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; the middle, Paul Oliver. Click the lower photo to see more.
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).
Population decline

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Alex D'Ambrosio, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 8-02-17