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Lammergeier or Bearded Vulture

Gypaetus barbatus

Description:

The magnificent Lammergeier or Bearded Vulture is a montane species occurring in scattered locations across Europe, Asia and Africa's highest mountains. The most southern population occurs in the high Drakensgerb Mountains of Lesotho and South Africa where these images were taken. The first image shows a dramatic scene of an adult Lammergeier attacking a juvenile.

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5 Comments

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Stunning series, Adam! Can't believe I missed this spotting!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

Such amazing Photos, Adam!

Stunning !

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 6 years ago

Beautiful!

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 6 years ago

Awesome photos of awesome raptor!

AdamRiley
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AdamRiley

Imbabazane Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Jul 17, 2015
Submitted on Jul 17, 2015

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