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 Turkey Vulture-002.jpg
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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