Tag Archive: Gypohierax angolensis

Aug 27 2011

Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Gypohierax angolensis | [authority] Gmelin, 1788 | [UK] Palm-nut Vulture | [FR] Palmiste africain | [DE] Palmgeier | [ES] Buitre plamero | [NL] Palmgier Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Gypohierax are small vulturine eagles, having long and broad wings, and a short, rounded tail. The …

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