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Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus barbatus   - Subadult in flight from below
Photographer : © Bhavesh Rathod
Location :Duggalbitta, Chopta District, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 11 April 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
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
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.
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