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  Himalayan Griffon Vulture

 

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A Himalayan Griffon Vulture in Hanoi Zoo. This massive bird is around 110 centimeters tall and has a mostly brownish body and wing-coverts, with sandy-off-white spots, a white downy head and neck, and a thick pale to yellowish bill.

 

However, these birds get lighter as they age and older species may be mostly sandy-off-white in colour. Their legs and feet are pinkish grey. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

INDEX BIRDS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

See also WILDLIFE PICTURES (1), (2) and (3).

 

  Himalayan Griffon Vulture