|Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus )|
||Photograph (click on the image to increase it)
|The plumage is light gray, white, the edge of the black wings, a big yellow, orange-coloured beak with the black extremity. a wedge-shaped tail.
||It is able to break eggs by taking a stone in his beak and to throw it on the egg. It is a good walker. The migration begins at the end of August the beginning of September.
|Habitat :||It remains rare in France, one can find it in central, Occidental Pyrenees and in the Southeast. It is present in Africa in steppes, deserts and semi-deserted with rock faces.|
|Food :||Carrions, snails, eggs, frogs, excrements|
|Size :||21.67 inch (55-65 cm)
||Weight : 1,60-2,10 kg
||Wing span : 61.07 inch (155-170 cm)