Gallery description : vulture picture

The average weight is 0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs). These birds usually live 20 - 30 years. Vulture is a bird that inhabits deserts, savannah and grassland near water. It has a feathers skin type. This type of birds have 130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in) wing span. The preferred food type is carnivore. The maximum speed it is able to reach is 48km/h (30mph).

Facts about vultures
NameVulture
Life Span20 - 30 years
HabitatDeserts, savannah and grassland near water
Weight0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs)
LifestyleSolitary
Distinctive FeaturesLarge wings and sharp, curved beak
Skin TypeFeathers
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
Wing Span130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in)
PredatorsHawks, snakes, wild cats
ClassAves
Scientific NameAegypius monachus
Average Clutch Size2
Size (H)64cm - 81cm (25in - 32in)
TypeBird
OrderAccipitriformes
PhylumChordata
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyAccipitridae
DietCarnivore
ColourBlack, white, grey, tan, brown
GenusAegypiinae
Conservation StatusEndangered
Main PreyRats, small and large animal carcasses
Image Details
Description Vulture picture. Description Hooded Vulture.JPG
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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