Category: Vultures

Turkey Vulture

Turkey vultures, also known as turkey buzzards or just buzzards in some regions of North America, have long been subjects of interest and intrigue. With their broad wings, featherless heads, and impressive soaring capabilities, they are often seen as mysterious figures in the sky. Despite their somewhat ominous reputation, these birds play a vital role …

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Himalayan Griffon Vulture

Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae Genus: Gyps Species: G. himalayensis The Himalayan griffon vulture is a majestic bird, possessing an awe-inspiring presence and an enigmatic aura. This creature, belonging to the family Accipitridae, is one of the largest and heaviest birds found in the Himalayas. It soars high above the mountains, scanning the rugged terrain for food …

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Family: Cathartidae, Accipitridae Vultures are often misunderstood and overlooked creatures, typically associated with death and decay. However, these birds possess unique attributes that make them essential contributors to their ecosystems. They are the unsung heroes of the natural world, and their role in maintaining the health of the environment is unparalleled. This article aims to …

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