Gyps ruppellii (Ruppel’s Vulture)

Ruppel’s Vulture

Dutch: Ruppels Gier

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Gyps
Species: Gyps ruppellii

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

Length: 141 mm
Length cranium: 69 mm
Width (cranium): 53 mm
Height (cranium): 39 mm
Alternative names: Gyps rueppelli (sc), Rüppell’s Vulture (en) Sperbergeier (German), Vautour de Rüppell (French), Buitre Moteado (Spanish)