Gypaetus barbatus (Bearded Vulture)

Bearded Vulture

Dutch: Lammergier

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Gypaetus
Species: Gypaetus barbatus

Female bird, rampotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 150 mm
Length cranium: 66 mm
Width (cranium): 71 mm
Height (cranium): 45 mm
Alternative names: Bartgeier (German), Gypaète barbu (French), Quebrantahuesos (Spanish)