Definition of Egyptian vulture in English:

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Egyptian vulture


A small white vulture with black wing tips, common in much of southern Eurasia and Africa.
  • Neophron percnopterus, family Accipitridae.
Example sentences
  • The Fuji World of Hawks show starred Angel and Hawkeye, two Harris hawks, a gorgeous Malayan fish owl, a lagger falcon, red-tailed hawks, brahminy kites, a sea eagle, an Egyptian vulture, black Andean vultures and even adjutant storks.
  • Animal and human excrement are also significant parts of the diets of a few species, including Egyptian vultures and hooded vultures.
  • It draws kestrels, gray herons, falcons, and, for your life-list, occasional rare purple herons, Egyptian vultures, and oystercatchers.

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