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Alternate name
Neophron percnopterus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
55-65 cm. Wingspan 155-170 cm Length
Grassland, savanna, shrubland & agricultural land. Up to & 4500 m. Found in:- Asia, Africa, Europe & Middle East. Habitat
Altitude
Range
2 eggs, incubation 42days, fledgeing in 90 to 110 days. Clutch
Carrion, tortoises, organic waste, insects, young vertebrates, eggs and even faeces. Food  
They break Ostrich eggs, using a stone. Usually solitary. Habits
3354 - TSN: 175481 - Sub-species World Number
Endangered Status

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  Afrikaans: Egiptiese Aasvoël
Arabic: الرخمة, الرخمة المصرية
Asturian: Zapiquera
Azerbaijani: Leşyeyən qartal
Bulgarian: Египетски лешояд
Catalan: Aufrany, Miloca
Catalan (Balears): Miloca
Czech: Sup mrchožravý
Welsh: Fwltur yr Aifft
Danish: Ĺdselgrib
German: Schmutzgeier
Greek: Ασπροπάρης
English: Common Egyptian Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Scavenger Eagle, Scavenger Vulture, White Scavenger Eagle, White Scavenger Vulture
Esperanto: Kadavrogrifo
Spanish: Alimoche, Alimoche Común
Estonian: raipekotkas
Basque: Aufrany, Sai zuria
Finnish: Pikkukorppikotka
French: Néophron percnoptčre, Percnoptčre d'Egypte, Percnoptčre d'Égypte, Pygargue ŕ queue blanche, Vautour percnoptčre
Irish: Bultúr Éigipteach
Galician: Aufrany, Voitre branco
Hebrew: רחם, רחם מדברי, רחם מצוי
Hungarian: Dögkeselyű, Dögkeselyü, Dögkeselyű
Armenian: [Gijhanggh ], Գիժանգղ
Icelandic: Skarngammur
Italian: Capovaccaio, Cappovaccaio
Japanese: ejiputohagewashi
Japanese: エジプトハゲワシ
Georgian: ყაჯირი, ძერძერუკი
Kazakh: Жұртшы
Latin: Neophron percnopterus
Lithuanian: Maitvanagis
Macedonian: Египедски (Бел) мршојадец
Maltese: Avultun Abjad
Dutch: Aasgier
Norwegian: Ĺtselgribb
Polish: scierwnik, Ścierwnik, ścierwnik (zwyczajny), Ścierwnik biały, Ścierwnik zwyczajny
Portuguese: Abutre do Egipto, Abutre-do-egipto
Romansh: Tschess egipzian
Russian: Cтервятник, Neophron percnopterus, Stervyatnik, Обыкновенный стервятник, Стервятник
Slovak: sup biely, sup biely (zdochlinár biely), Zdochlinár biely
Slovenian: egiptovski jastreb
Albanian: Kali i qyqes
Serbian: Bela kanja, bijela kanja, Бела канја
Sotho, Southern: Lehonyane
Swedish: Smutsgam
Swahili: Tumbusi Uso-njano
Turkish: Küçük Akbaba, Mısır Akbabası
Tsonga: Mpenyani
Ukrainian: Стерв’ятник, Стерв'ятник
Xhosa: Inkqo
Chinese: 白兀鹫
Zulu: uPhalane

Sub-species

Neophron percnopterus ginginianus

Neophron percnopterus majorensis

Neophron percnopterus percnopterus

Asia:- Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh. Bhutan, , Georgia, [India:- Arid northwest India, Central highlands, Gangetic plain, Southeast India. Southwest India, Uttar Pradesh, Western Himalayas. ,] Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

Africa:- , Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, , Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Mali, Malawi. Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique. Namibia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia Zimbabwe.

Europe:- Acores, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands. Belgium, Bosni, Bulgaria, Islas Canarias, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Madeira, Malta, , Moldova, The Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Sicilia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, ,

Middle East:- , Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates & Yemen.

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