Griffon Vulture
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Order Accipitriformes

Family Accipitridae

Genus Gyps

Scientific Name

Gyps fulvus

Thumbnail Description

Young vultures migrate long distances

Size & Weight

BODY-LENGTH: 93–122 cm (37–48 in)

WEIGHT: (males) 6.2 to 10.5 kg (14 to 23 lb) (females) 6.5 to 11.3 kg (14 to 25 lb)

WINGSPAN: 2.3–2.8 m (7.5–9.2 ft)

Habitat

Open habitats

Range

Southern Europe, North Africa, Asia

Diet

Dead animals

Breeding Season

Unknown

Incubation Period

Unknown

Fledging Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

500,000 – 999,999

Lifespan

41 years (captivity)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Grunts, hisses, hoots

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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