Migrations and sojourn in Africa of Egyptian vultures ( Neophron percnopterus) tracked by satellite

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) Science Article 3

abstract

By means of satellite telemetry, the migrations of three young Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus) from France and Bulgaria were studied and data obtained (over 4,300 Argos locations) to describe movement patterns, timing of migration, routes followed, speed of flight and ranging behaviour in Africa.

Bernd-U. Meyburg, Max Gallardo, Christiane Meyburg, Elena Dimitrova, J Ornithol (2004) 145: 273-280

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