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Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus percnopterus   - Adult in flight from below
Egyptian Vulture
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Mahajan Gaushala, Nr Palanpur, Banaskantha District, Gujarat, India
Date : 13 December 2015
English synonyms:Common Egyptian Vulture, White Scavenger Vulture, Small White Scavenger Vulture, White Scavenger Eagle, Scavenger Vulture, Scavenger Eagle, Pharaoh's Chicken
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :We went to Mahajan Gaushala,Banash kantha District, Gujarat, India. We delighted to saw flock of around 120 Egyptian Vulture. They were feeding on carcass of cattle. Many of them are juveniles and there will be good sign that birds have settled in the region, making the place their habitat.- VP & PM