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Lappet-faced Vulture
Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis] (= Torgos tracheliotos) (Forster, JR, 1796)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Torgos

Scientific:
  Torgos tracheliotos

Citation:
  (Forster, JR, 1796)

Reference:
  ReiseInnereAfrika[Levaillant] 3 p.363 pl.12

Protonym:
  Vultur tracheliotus

Avibase ID:
  672EA454429EA6BC

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563501


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Torgos tracheliotos tracheliotos: SW Morocco and Africa south of the Sahara
  • Torgos tracheliotos nubicus: Egypt and n Sudan
  • Torgos negevensis: S Israel and Arabian Peninsula
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture
Czech:
  sup královský
German:
  Ohrengeier
Danish:
  Øregrib
Spanish:
  Buitre Orejudo
Finnish:
  korvakorppikotka
French:
  Vautour oricou
Icelandic:
  Eyrnagammur
Italian:
  Avvoltoio orecchiuto
Japanese:
  mimihidahagewashi
Japanese:
  ミミヒダハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Oorgier
Norwegian:
  Øregribb
Polish:
  sep uszaty
Portuguese:
  Abutre-real
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Lappet-faced Vulture
Russian:
  Африканский ушастый гриф
Slovak:
  sup ušatý
Swedish:
  örongam
Chinese:
  皱脸秃鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotus or negevensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotus or negevensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture ( Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Vautour oricou ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Vautour oricou ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotos) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Aegypius tracheliotus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Aegypius tracheliotus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Torgos tracheliotus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aegypius tracheliotus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Lappet-faced Vulture ( Torgos tracheliotus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Torgos tracheliotus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Torgos tracheliotus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartaasvoël
Arabic: نسر اذون
Bulgarian: Ушат лешояд
Catalan: Voltor orellut, Voltor torgos
Czech: sup královsky, sup královský, Sup ušatý
Danish: Øregrib
German: Ohrengeier
English: African Black Vulture, African King Vulture, European Black Vulture, King Vulture, Lappet-faced or Arabian Vulture, Lappetfaced Vulture, Lappet-faced Vulture, Nubian Vulture
English (Kenya): Lappet-faced Vulture
Spanish: Buitre Orejudo
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Torgo
Estonian: voltpea-raisakotkas
Basque: Voltor torgos
Finnish: Korvakorppikotka
French: Oricou, Vautour oricou, Vautour oricou ou V. d'Arabie
Galician: Voltor torgos
Hebrew: עוזניית הנגב, עוזניית נגב, עזנית הנגב
Hungarian: füles keselyű
Icelandic: Eyrnagammur
Italian: Avvoltoio orecchiuto, Torgo
Japanese: mimihidahagewashi
Japanese: ミミヒダハゲワシ
Kwangali: Ekuvi
Latin: Aegypius tracheliotus, Torgos [tracheliotos or negevensis], Torgos [tracheliotus or negevensis], Torgos auricularis, Torgos tracheliotos, Torgos tracheliotos nubicus, Torgos tracheliotos tracheliotus, Torgos tracheliotus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis ausuotasis grifas, Ausuotasis grifas
Latvian: Nūbijas grifs
Dutch: Oorgier
Norwegian: Øregribb
Sotho, Northern: Lenong le Leso
Polish: sep uszaty, sęp uszaty
Portuguese: Abutre-real
Portuguese (Portugal): Abutre-real
Russian: Африканский ушастый гриф
Slovak: Sup ušatý
Slovenian: golouhi jastreb
Shona: Gora
Serbian: Ćelavi strvinar
Siswant: Lingce
Sotho, Southern: Letlaka-pipi
Swedish: Örongam
Swahili: Tumbusi Ngusha
Tswana: Bibing
Turkish: sarkık yanaklı akbaba, Sarkık-yanaklı Akbaba
Tsonga: Koti
Xhosa: Isilwangangubo
Chinese: 皱脸秃鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 縐臉兀鷲
Zulu: iNqe

 

         

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