|Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus barbatus
- Adult in flight|
|Photographer :|| © Sumit Sengupta |
|Location :||Duggalbitta, Rudraprayag District, Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India |
14 December 2017|
|English synonyms:||Ossifrage, Bearded Vulture, Lammergeyer, West Asiatic Lammergeyer, Middle Asian Bearded Vulture, Bearded Griffon|
|Bird Family :||Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards |
|Bird Group :||CICONIIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Some authors recognise four subspecies but aureus and hemachalanus are here included in the nominate barbatus, which is then the only subspecies found in the Oriental Region.
Ferguson-Lees, J. & Christie, D.A. (2001) Raptors of the World. Christopher Helm, London.