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Egyptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Neophron

Scientific:
  Neophron percnopterus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.87

Protonym:
  Vultur Percnopterus

Avibase ID:
  6D3480A64B4953CE

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175481


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Neophron percnopterus percnopterus: Africa, s Europe to nw India; Cape Verde Is.
  • Neophron percnopterus ginginianus: Nepal and India (except northwest)
  • Neophron percnopterus majorensis: Canary Islands (Fuerteventura I.)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Egyptian Vulture
Czech:
  sup mrchožravý
German:
  Schmutzgeier
Danish:
  Ådselgrib
Spanish:
  Alimoche Común
Finnish:
  pikkukorppikotka
French:
  Percnoptère d'Égypte
Icelandic:
  Skarngammur
Italian:
  Capovaccaio
Japanese:
  ejiputohagewashi
Japanese:
  エジプトハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Aasgier
Norwegian:
  Åtselgribb
Polish:
  ścierwnik
Portuguese:
  Abutre do Egipto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Egyptian Vulture
Russian:
  Обыкновенный стервятник
Slovak:
  zdochlinár biely
Swedish:
  smutsgam
Chinese:
  白兀鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Dec 2016):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Vautour percnoptère ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Vautour percnoptère ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
   Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Neophron percnopterus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Neophron percnopterus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Neophron percnopterus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Egyptian Vulture ( Neophron percnopterus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Neophron percnopterus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Neophron percnopterus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Egiptiese Aasvoël
Arabic: الرخمة, الرخمة المصرية
Asturian: Zapiquera
Azerbaijani: Leşyeyən qartal
Bulgarian: Египетски лешояд
Bengali: ধলা শকুন
Catalan: Aufrany, Aufrany comú, Miloca
Catalan (Balears): Miloca
Czech: Sup mrchožravý
Welsh: Fwltur yr Aifft
Danish: Ådselgrib
German: Schmutzgeier
Greek: Ασπρόγυπας, Ασπροπάρης
Greek (Cypriot): Ασπρόγυπας
English: Common Egyptian Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Scavenger Eagle, Scavenger Vulture, White Scavenger Eagle, White Scavenger Vulture
Esperanto: Kadavrogrifo
Spanish: Alimoche, Alimoche Común
Estonian: raipekotkas
Basque: Aufrany, Sai zuria
Persian: کرکس مصری , کرکس مصری (کوچک)
Finnish: Pikkukorppikotka
French: Néophron percnoptère, Percnoptère d'Egypte, Percnoptère d'Égypte, Pygargue à queue blanche, Vautour percnoptère
Irish: Bultúr Éigipteach
Galician: Aufrany, Voitre branco
Hebrew: רחם, רחם מדברי, רחם מצוי
Hungarian: Dögkeselyû, Dögkeselyü, Dögkeselyű
Armenian: [Gijhanggh ], Գիժանգղ
Icelandic: Skarngammur
Italian: Capovaccaio, Cappovaccaio
Japanese: ejiputo hage-washi, ejiputohagewashi
Japanese: エジプトハゲワシ
Japanese (Kanji): エジプト禿鷲
Georgian: ყაჯირი, ძერძერუკი
Kazakh: Жұртшы
Kazakh (Transliteration): jurtşı
Latin: Neophron percnopterus
Luxembourgish: Schmotzgeier
Lithuanian: Egiptinis maitgrifis, Maitvanagis
Latvian: baltais grifs
Macedonian: Египедски (Бел) мршојадец
Malayalam: തോട്ടിക്കഴുകന്‍ ?
Mongolian: Дэлт бүргэд, Дэлт ёлон
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠡᠯᠲᠣ ᠶᠣᠯᠣᠩ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠲᠡᠯᠲᠣ ᠪᠦᠷᠭᠦᠳ
Mongolian (Transliteration): delt bürged, delt yoloŋ
Maltese: Avultun Abjad
Dutch: Aasgier
Norwegian: Åtselgribb
Polish: scierwnik, Ścierwnik, ścierwnik (zwyczajny), Ścierwnik biały, Ścierwnik zwyczajny
Pinyin: bái wù-jiù
Portuguese: Abutre do Egipto, Abutre-do-egipto, Britango
Romansh: Tschess egipzian
Romanian: Hoitar
Russian: Cтервятник, Neophron percnopterus, Stervyatnik, Обыкновенный стервятник, Стервятник
Slovak: sup biely, sup biely (zdochlinár biely), Zdochlinár biely
Slovenian: egiptovski jastreb
Albanian: Coftinngrënsi egjiptian, Kali i qyqes
Serbian: Bela kanja, bijela kanja, Бела канја
Sotho, Southern: Lehonyane
Swedish: Smutsgam
Swahili: Tumbusi Uso-njano
Tamil: Manjal Thirudi Kazhugu
Turkish: Küçük Akbaba, Mısır Akbabası, Жұртшы
Tsonga: Mpenyani
Ukrainian: Стерв'ятник
Xhosa: Inkqo
Chinese: 白兀鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 白兀鷲
Zulu: uPhalane

 

         

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