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White-headed Vulture - Pink Scavenger When I first saw this raptor, I thought of it as "pink", rather than "white-headed" as it is called.  Non the less, this vulture is rather shy and not regularly seen.  And unlike other vulture species, it is normally spotted alone.   Fall,Geotagged,Namibia,Trigonoceps occipitalis,White-headed Vulture,pink,pose,raptor,white Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

White-headed Vulture - Pink Scavenger

When I first saw this raptor, I thought of it as "pink", rather than "white-headed" as it is called. Non the less, this vulture is rather shy and not regularly seen. And unlike other vulture species, it is normally spotted alone.

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  1. I am in love with this cutie!! Posted 9 months ago

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The White-headed Vulture is an Old World vulture endemic to Africa. It has a pink beak and a white crest, and the featherless areas on its head are pale. Its has dark brown upper parts and black tail feathers. The feathers on its lower parts and legs are white. It has a wing span of 2 m and spends a lot of time soaring looking for food. It roosts in tall trees near to water at night.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Living Wild
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Uploaded Feb 2, 2015. Captured May 15, 2013 15:15 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/7.1
  • 1/512s
  • ISO160
  • 255mm