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Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus   - Pair of adults
Long-billed Vulture
Photographer : © Job K Joseph
Location :near Ramanagaram, 60km SW of Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Date : 26 June 2005
English synonyms:Indian Vulture, Indian Griffon, Indian Long-billed Vulture, Long-billed Griffon
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Perched on a ledge of a rocky outcrop. Altogether 5 individuals (4 adults and 1 juvenile) were sighted. This pair was also seen mating. - JKJ