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Bird of Armageddon Gloomily awaiting the EOL cycle.. Who is next? Geotagged,The Netherlands,Trigonoceps occipitalis,White-headed Vulture Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Bird of Armageddon

Gloomily awaiting the EOL cycle.. Who is next?

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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 Ludo Sak
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Uploaded Oct 6, 2012. Captured Apr 1, 2012 12:45 in Reitse Hoevenstraat 20, 5042 Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO160
  • 85mm