Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Rüppell's Griffon

Gyps rueppelli

Description:

Rüppell's vulture or Rüppell's griffon vulture is an endangered African vulture. It is a large vulture, up to 90-95 cm in height and up to 2,5 meters in wingspan. Dark brown with cream scales in pattern, and long-necked with recognizable white neck ruff, cream to yellow colored bill in adult (black in juvenile) and yellow eye.

Habitat:

Wooded area of Nairobi NP.

Notes:

The status if this bird is continuously degrading since the decade 2000; and, in 2015 it became "Critically endangered".

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Kajiado, Kenya

Spotted on Feb 21, 2016
Submitted on Jun 7, 2017

Related Spottings

buitre leonado Griffon Vulture Grifo (Grifo (Gyps fulvus)) Buitre Leonado

Nearby Spottings

Zitting cisticola Northern wheatear Isabelline shrike Impala Antelope