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Himalayan Griffon
Gyps himalayensis Hume, 1869
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Gyps

Scientific:
  Gyps himalayensis

Citation:
  Hume, 1869

Reference:
  RoughNotes p.12,15

Protonym:
  Gyps himalayensis

Avibase ID:
  9BB5551EA97A0A1C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175488


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Gyps himalayensis: Himalayas from nw India to Tibet and w-central China
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Himalayan Griffon
Czech:
  sup himálajský
German:
  Schneegeier
Danish:
  Himalayagrib
Spanish:
  Buitre del Himalaya
Finnish:
  himalajankorppikotka
French:
  Vautour de l'Himalaya
Icelandic:
  Himalayan Griffon
Italian:
  Grifone dell'Himalaya
Japanese:
  himarayahagewashi
Japanese:
  ヒマラヤハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Himalayagier
Norwegian:
  Himalayagribb
Polish:
  sep himalajski
Portuguese:
  Grifo-himalaio
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Himalayan Griffon
Russian:
  Снежный гриф
Slovak:
  sup snežný
Swedish:
  snögam
Chinese:
  高山兀鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Хималайски лешояд
Bengali: হিমালয়ী গৃধিনী
Catalan: Voltor de l'Himàlaia
Czech: Sup himálajský
Danish: Himalayagrib
German: Himalayageier, Schneegeier
English: Himalayan Griffon, Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Himalayan Vulture, Kumai Vulture, Snow Griffon, Snow Vulture
English (India): Himalayan Griffon (Himalayan Vulture)
English (UAE): Himalayan Griffon Vulture
Spanish: Buitre de los Himalayas, Buitre del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Buitre del Himalaya
Estonian: kumai-kaeluskotkas
Persian: کرکس هیمالیایی
Finnish: Himalajankorppikotka
French: Griffon de l'Himalaya, Vautour de l’Himalaya, Vautour de l'Himalaya
Hungarian: havasi fakókeselyű
Italian: Grifone dell'Himalaya
Japanese: himaraya shiro-eri hage-washi, himarayahagewashi, himarayashiroerihagewashi
Japanese: ヒマラヤシロエリハゲワシ, ヒマラヤハゲワシ
Japanese (Kanji): ヒマラヤ白襟禿鷲
Kazakh: Құмай
Kazakh (Transliteration): qumay
Korean: 고산대머리수리
Korean (Transliteration): gosan-dae-meori-suri
Latin: Gyps himalayensis
Lithuanian: Snieginis grifas
Latvian: Himalaju grifs
Malayalam: ഹിമാലയൻ കഴുകൻ
Mongolian: Хималайн хажир, Цасны хажир бүргэд, Цастны хажир бүргэд
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠭᠢᠮᠠᠯᠠᠢ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠴᠠᠰᠣᠨ ᠦ  ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠷ ᠪᠦᠷᠭᠦᠳ
Mongolian (Transliteration): khimalaiŋ khajir, tsasni khajir bürged, tsastni khajir bürged
Malay: Burung Hereng Himalaya, Hereng Himalaya
Dutch: Himalaja-gier, Himalayagier, Sneeuwgier
Norwegian: Himalayagribb
Polish: sep himalajski, sęp himalajski
Pinyin: gāo-shān wù-jiù
Portuguese: Grifo-himalaio
Russian: Гималайский гриф, Гималайский сип, Гриф гималайский, Кумай, Кумай (снежный гриф), снежный гриф, снежный сип
Slovak: sup himalájsky, sup snežný
Serbian: Himalajski sup
Swedish: Snögam
Thai: อีแร้งเทาหิมาลัย, อีแร้งน้ำตาลหิมาลัย, อีแร้งสีน้ำตาลหิมาลัย
Thai (Transliteration): ii-ráeeŋ sĭi-nám-taan hì-maa-lay
Turkish: Құмай
Chinese: 高山兀鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 高山兀鷲

 

         

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