Palm-nut Vulture
Palm-nut Vulture ©ibc.lynxeds.com

Order Accipitriformes

Family Accipitridae

Genus Gypohierax

Scientific Name

Gypohierax angolensis

Thumbnail Description

It has a red patch around the eye.

Size & Weight

  • BODY-LENGTH: 60 cm (24 in)
  • WEIGHT: 1.3–1.7 kg (2.9–3.7 lb)
  • WINGSPAN: 150 cm (59 in)

Habitat

Savanna, forests

Range

Sub-Saharan Africa

Diet

Crabs, molluscs, locusts, fish

Number of Eggs

1 egg

Incubation Period

42 days

Fledging Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

3 – 4 years

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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