Neophron percnopterus (Egyptian Vulture)

Egyptian Vulture

Dutch: Aasgier

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Neophron
Species: Neophron percnopterus

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: 111 mm
Length cranium: 52 mm
Width (cranium): 48 mm
Height (cranium): 35 mm
Alternative names: Schmutzgeier (German), Vautour percnoptère (French), Alimoche Común (Spanish)