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White-headed Vulture
Trigonoceps occipitalis (Burchell, 1824)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Trigonoceps

Scientific:
  Trigonoceps occipitalis

Citation:
  (Burchell, 1824)

Reference:
  Trav.S.Afr. 2 p.329,note

Protonym:
  Vultur occipitalis

Avibase ID:
  93D7EC56BA180F9A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175497


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Trigonoceps occipitalis: Thornscrub and deserts of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-headed Vulture
Czech:
  sup chocholatý
German:
  Wollkopfgeier
Danish:
  Hvidhovedet Grib
Spanish:
  Buitre Cabeciblanco
Finnish:
  kirjokorppikotka
French:
  Vautour à tête blanche
Icelandic:
  White-headed Vulture
Italian:
  Avvoltoio testabianca
Japanese:
  kaojirohagewashi
Japanese:
  カオジロハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Witkopgier
Norwegian:
  Hvithodegribb
Polish:
  sep bialoglowy
Portuguese:
  Abutre-de-cabeça-branca
Portuguese (Brazil):
  White-headed Vulture
Russian:
  Африканский белогорлый гриф
Slovak:
  sup červenozobý
Swedish:
  vithuvad gam
Chinese:
  白头秃鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witkopaasvoël
Bulgarian: Африкански белоглав лешояд
Catalan: Voltor de cap blanc
Czech: Sup chocholatý
Danish: Hvidhovedet Grib
German: Wollkopfgeier
English: White headed Vulture, Whiteheaded Vulture, White-headed Vulture
English (Kenya): White-headed Vulture
Spanish: Buitre Cabeciblanco, Buitre de Cabeza Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Cabeciblanco
Estonian: pugal-raisakotkas
Finnish: Kirjokorppikotka
French: Vautour à tête blanche, Vautour huppé
Irish: Bultúr ceannann
Hebrew: עזנית הציצית
Hungarian: gyapjasfejű keselyű
Italian: Avvoltoio testabianca
Japanese: kaojirohagewashi, shirogashirahagewashi
Japanese: カオジロハゲワシ, シロガシラハゲワシ
Kwangali: Ekuvi
Latin: Aegypius occipitalis, Trigonoceps occipitalis
Lithuanian: Baltagalvis grifas
Dutch: Witkopgier
Norwegian: Hvithodegribb, Ullhodegribb
Polish: sep bialoglowy, sęp białogłowy
Portuguese: Abutre-de-cabeça-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Abutre-de-cabeça-branca
Russian: Африканский белогорлый гриф, Белоголовый гриф
Slovak: sup cervenozobý, sup červenozobý
Shona: Gora
Siswant: Lingce
Swedish: Vithövdad gam, vithuvad gam
Swahili: Tumbusi Kichwa-cheupe
Tsonga: Koti
Chinese: 白头秃鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭鷲

 

         

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