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Hooded Vulture 

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Alternate name
Necrosyrtes monachus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
62-72 cm ( wingspan 155-165 cm ) Length
Dessert, savanna, shrubland, grassland, montane forest. Found in:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat
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3355 - TSN: 561476 - Sub-species World Number
  Status

view photos April 10, 2007 Photo by Arno & Louise Meintjes © all rights reserved

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 April 22, 2007 Photo by mattisj © all rights reserved

view photos Image June 28, 2008 by jwsteffelaar © all rights reserved

Hooded Vulture; Kapgier; Necrosyrtes monachus by jwsteffelaar. 

Afrikaans: Monnikaasvoël
Bulgarian: Качулат лешояд
Czech: Sup kapucín
Danish: Hćttegrib
German: Kappengeier
English: Hooded Vulture, Monk Vulture
Spanish: Alimoche Sombrío, Buitre Negro
Estonian: munk-raipekotkas
Finnish: Huppukorppikotka
French: Charognard, Charognard commun, Néophron moine, Percnoptčre brun, Vautour charognard, Vautour moine
Hebrew: נשר נזירי, עזניה אפורת כיפה
Icelandic: Hettugammur
Italian: Avvoltoio cappuccino, Capovaccaio pileato, Cappovaccaio pileato
Japanese: zukinhagewashi
Japanese: ズキンハゲワシ
Kwangali: Ekuvi
Latin: Neccrosyrtes monachus, Necrosyrtes monachus, Necrosyrtes monachus pileatus, Necrosytes monachus
Lithuanian: Laibasnapis grifas
Dutch: Kapgier
Norwegian: Hettegribb
Polish: scierwnik brunatny, ścierwnik brunatny
Portuguese: Abultre-da-capuz, Abutre-de-capuz
Russian: Бурый стервятник, гриф-монах
Slovak: sup ciapockatý, sup čiapočkatý, sup čiapočkatý (zdochlinár čiapočkatý), Sup čiapočkavý
Slovenian: kapucasti jastreb
Shona: Gora
Siswant: Lingce
Swedish: Kappgam, Munkgam
Swahili: Tumbusi Kapuchini
Turkish: Keşiş Akbabası
Tsonga: Koti
Chinese: 冠兀鹫

Sub-species
Necrosyrtes monachus monachus
Necrosyrtes monachus pileatus

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