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emuwren: The African Fish Eagle - Haliaeetus vocifer, is a large species of eagle that is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa wherever large bodies of open water occur that have an abundant food supply.

In flight, the bearded vulture's silhouette resembles that of a falcon, but it has a diamond-shaped tail, and different patterns of movement. They like to patrol cliff faces, rather than soaring above flatlands like other vultures

༻❁༺ ❤️ ༻❁༺ The Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus Barbatus), also known as the Lammergeier or Lammergeyer, is a bird of prey. It lives and breeds on crags in high mountains in southern Europe, Africa and India.

White-rumped vultures   (Gyps bengalensis) were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

In pictures: Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame.

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rhamphotheca: Rainforest Alliance SPECIES HIGHLIGHT: The Andean condor is the national animal of Colombia and is one of the largest birds of prey in the world, weighing as much as 20 to 25 pounds.

Black Vulture, not to be mistaken for the Turkey Vulture which is larger, has a red head and a much better sense of smell. Often the Black Vulture will rely on the Turkey Vulture to find food.

Black vulture: more aggressive than Turkey vultures. Came up on one when running, it never moved as I walked four feet from it. It wanted that dead possum bad!

Lake Nakuru Rhinoceros.  Dangerous to mess with this guys kid.

Lake Nakuru, Kenya - Rhinoceros these big animals have very bad eye sight get spooked easily.

Turkey Vulture - thankfully a rare site out back, but they have been seen out in the back trees after what I have to assume is a dead animal bringing them in. One thing comes to my mind when I see these birds sitting and hissing (they actually make a hissing sound), and that one thing is "Angel of Death".

Do you ever have that feeling something might be watching you? It might be one of these guys. Or perhaps a whole bunch of these guys.

Keep Calm and Carrion: 8 Amazing Vultures | WebEcoist

Keep Calm and Carrion: 8 Amazing Vultures

The California Condor sitting pose. This is one of America's top 10 endangered species :(. Wing Span - 3 meters, Life Expectancy - about 50 yrs, prefers Carrion (typical Scavenger)

Turkey Vulture. Ok so, they have a face only a mother can love, but they are huge and pretty cool birds

Saw one today, and watched it soar as we tended the boiling maple sap. Another welcome sign of Spring.

4.Bearded Vulture:

A bearded vulture (biggest bird of prey that you can meet in Switzerland), taken against the bright gray sky.

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The African fish eagle, a specie I am not too familiar with, but what a lovely bird.

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