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Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)

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Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) - Griffon Vulture
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Griffon Vulture
Large vulture with wide, quadrangular wings and small, short tail. Bald head and white ruff on adults and brown ruff on immature examples. It is basically tawny in colour with dark-brown feathers depending on age.
Similar species
Monk Vulture, although these only appear in Navarre as vagrants.
All year round.
Seeing the species
Very easy.
Where to watch it
Lumbier-Arbayun, Urbasa-Andia, Irati-Abodi, Belagua, Bardenas, Sangüesa...

Recommended observation points: Lumbier-Arbaiun, Urbasa, Irati, Belagua, Bardenas, Sangüesa...

Times of the year present: todo el año.

Observation: muy fácil, es una especie prácticamente omnipresente en Navarra que incluso puede verse en grandes cantidades en la zona este del territorio.

Nature: residente.

Description: gran buitre de anchas alas cuadrangulares y cola pequeña y corta. Cabeza pelada y gorguera blanca en adultos y parda en inmaduros. Su coloración es básicamente leonada con plumas pardo-oscuras según edades.

Similar species: buitre negro, pero ésta es accidental en Navarra.

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