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Palm-nut Vulture

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Gypohierax angolensis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
60 cm Wingspan 150 cm. Length
Ttropical dry forest, savanna, mangrove, plantations & urban areas. Foundin:- Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko,] Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia,, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, [Zanzibar:- Pemba Island,] & Zimbabwe. Habitat
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Mainly fruit of the oil-palm also crabs, molluscs, locusts, fish and occasionally birds. Food  
  Habits
3352 - TSN: 175478 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Witaasvoël
Bulgarian: Палмов лешояд
Czech: Orlosup palmovı
Danish: Palmegrib
German: Geierseeadler, Palmengeier, Palmgeier, Palmnußgeier
English: Palm nut Vulture, Palmnut Vulture, Palm-nut Vulture, Vulturine Fish Eagle, Vulturine Fish-eagle
Spanish: Buitre Palmero
Estonian: palmikotkas
Finnish: Palmukorppikotka
French: Palmiste africain, Palmiste d'Angola, Vautour palmiste
Hebrew: נשר הדקלים
Italian: Avvoltoio delle palme
Japanese: yashihagewashi
Japanese: ヤシハゲワシ
Latin: Gypohierax angolensis
Dutch: Palmgier
Norwegian: Palmegribb
Polish: palmojad
Portuguese: Abutre-das-palmeiras
Russian: грифовый орлан, Пальмовый гриф
Slovak: orlosup strakatı, Orolsup strakatı
Swedish: Palmgam
Swahili: Koho, Korho, Tumbusi Miwese
Turkish: Palmiye Akbabası
Tsonga: Gungwa
Chinese: 棕榈鹫
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