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Eurasian Griffon

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Common Griffon Alternate name
Gyps fulvus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
93–110 cm (Wingspan 2.3–2.8 mt) Length
Grassland & shrubland, up to 3,000m. For range see map. Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 Egg Clutch
Carrion Food  
Gregarious Habits
3361 - TSN: 175487 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Kransaasvoël
Arabic: النسر, النسر الأسمر, النسر النسر
Asturian: La Utre
Azerbaijani: Ağbaş Asiya kərkəsi, Qara leşyeyən
Belarusian: Белагаловы сіп
Bulgarian: beloglav lešojad, Белоглав лешояд
Breton: gup gell
Catalan: comú, Voltor comú, Voltor lleonat, Voltor negre
Catalan (Balears): Voltor lleonat
Valencian: Voltor negre
Czech: Sup belohlavý, sup bělohlavý, sup bìlohlavý
Welsh: Fultur, Fwltur
Danish: Gåsegrib
German: Gaensegeier, Gänsegeier
Greek: Ορνιο, Όρνιο
English: Common Griffon, Common White-headed Griffon Vulture, Eurasian Griffon, Eurasian Griffon Vulture, European Griffon, Griffon Vulture, White-headed Griffon Vulture
Esperanto: ansergrifo, Vulturo
Spanish: Buitre común, Buitre Leonado, leonado
Estonian: Kaeluskotkas
Basque: Sai arre, Sai arrea, Voltor comú
Finnish: Hanhikorppikotka
Faroese: Gammur
French: Vautour fauve, Vautour griffon, Vauture fauve
Frisian: feale gier
Irish: Bultúr, Bultúr Gríofa
Galician: Voitre, Voltor comú
Hebrew: נשר, נשר מקראי
Croatian: bjeloglavi sup
Hungarian: Fakó keselyû, Fakó keselyű, Fakókeselyü
Armenian: [Spitakaglukh Anggh ], Սպիտակագլուխ Անգղ
Icelandic: Gæsagammur, gammur
Italian: avvoltoio, Avvoltoio grifone, Grifone, Grifone eurasiatico
Japanese: shiroerihagewashi, Shiroerihage-washi
Japanese: ケアプシロエリハゲワシ, シロエリハゲワシ
Georgian: ორბი
Kazakh: Ақбас құмай, Қара құмай
Latin: Gyps fulvus
Lithuanian: Grifas, Paléasis grifas, Palšasis grifas
Latvian: Baltgalvas grifs, Kalnu lija
Macedonian: beloglav mršojadec, белоглав мршоjадец, Белоглав мршојадец, Картел
Mongolian: Ухаа хажир, Цагаан тологойт тас
Maltese: avultun prim
Dutch: Vale Gier
Norwegian: Gåsegribb
Polish: sep plowy, sęp płowy
Portuguese: abutre cinzento, grifo, Grifo-comum
Romansh: tschess cularin
Romanian: Vultur sur
Russian: Belogolovy Sip, Белоголовый сип, Сип белоголовый
Sardinian: Bentruxiu, Murru, Untruxu
Slovak: sup bielohlavý, Sup biely
Slovenian: beloglavi jastreb
Albanian: Shkaba, Zhgaba
Serbian: Beloglavi sup, bjeloglavi sup, sup bjeloglavi, белоглави суп
Swedish: Gåsgam
Turkish: Akbaba, Kızıl akbaba, kyzyl akbaba
Tuvinian: Ак баштыг дас
Ukrainian: Білоголовий сип, Сип (Гриф) бiлоголовий, Сип білоголовий
Chinese: 兀鹫, 西域兀赞

Sub-species

Gyps fulvus coprotheres
Gyps fulvus fulvescens
Gyps fulvus fulvus

 

 

 

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