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Cinereous Vulture

Aegypius monachus (Linnaeus, 1766)

The cinereous vulture is a large raptor in the family Accipitridae and distributed through much of temperate Eurasia. It is also known as the black vulture, monk vulture and Eurasian black vulture. With a body length of 1.2 m, 3.1 m (10 ft) across the wings and a maximum weight of 14 kg (31 lb), it is among the largest Old World vultures. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Aegypius
Scientific:
  Aegypius monachus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.122

Protonym:
  Vultur Monachus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/445247


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  158BDC90F07DF1D2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-158BDC90

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/158BDC90


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175494


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Aegypius monachus: Mediterranean basin environs to e Asia
English:
Cinereous Vulture
Catalan:
Voltor negre
Czech:
sup hnědý
Danish:
Munkegrib
German:
Mönchsgeier
Spanish:
Buitre Negro
Spanish (Spain):
Buitre Negro
Finnish:
munkkikorppikotka
French:
Vautour moine
Croatian:
Sup starješina
Hungarian:
Barátkeselyű (Eurázsiai)
Icelandic:
Kuflgammur
Italian:
Avvoltoio monaco
Japanese (romaji):
kurohagewashi
Japanese:
クロハゲワシ
Lithuanian:
Varninis grifas
Dutch:
Monniksgier
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Munkegribb
Norwegian:
Munkegribb
Polish:
sęp kasztanowaty
Portuguese:
Abutre-preto
Russian:
Чёрный гриф
Slovak:
sup tmavohnedý
Serbian:
crni strvinar
Swedish:
grågam
Ukrainian:
Гриф чорний
Chinese:
秃鹫
Chinese (Traditional):
禿鷲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Eurasian Black Vulture ( Aegypius monachus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Eurasian Black Vulture ( Aegypius monachus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Eurasian Black Vulture ( Aegypius monachus)
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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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 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Vautour moine ( Aegypius monachus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Vautour moine ( Aegypius monachus)
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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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 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Eurasian Black Vulture ( Aegypius monachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Aegypius monachus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aegypius monachus

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Abkhazian: аҦшаргә еиқәаүәа
Afrikaans: Eurasiese swartaasvoël
Arabic: النسر الأسود, النسر الأسود النسر, النسر الاسود
Asturian: Utre prieta
Azerbaijani: keçəl qarakərkəs, Qara kərkəs, Qara kərkəsi, qara leşyeyən
Bashkir: ҡомай, таҙ бөркөт, таҙбаш бөркөт, таҙғара, таҙғара бөркөт , фирғән ҡош, фирғәүен
Belarusian: Грыф чорны, Чорны грыф
Bulgarian: Черен лешояд
Bengali: কারা ঱কুন , কালা শকুন
Bengali (transliteration): kālā śakuna
Breton: Gup du
Catalan: Trencalòs, Voltor negre
Catalan (Balears): Voltor negre
Valencian: Trencalòs
Montenegrin: crni lešinar, црни лешинар
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): црни лешинар
Czech: Sup hnedý, Sup hnědý, sup hnìdý
Chuvash: хура гриф
Welsh: Fwltur du
Danish: Munkegrib
German: Kuttengeier, Moenchsgeier, Monchsgeier, Mönchsgeier
Greek: Μαυρόγυπας
Greek (Cypriot): Μαυρόγυπας
English: Black Vulture, Cinereous Vulture, Eurasian Black Vulture, Eurasian Black Vuture, European Black Vulture, Monk Vulture, Old World Black Vulture
English (United Kingdom): Black Vulture
English, HBW: Cinereous Vulture
English (IOC): Cinereous Vulture
English (United States): Cinereous Vulture
Esperanto: Monaĥvulturo, Nigra vulturo
Spanish: Buitre Encapuchado, Buitre Negro
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Negro
Spanish (HBW): Buitre negro
Estonian: raisakotkas
Basque: Sai beltz, Sai beltza, Sai motza, Voltor negre
Persian: دال سیاه, دال (کرکس) سیاه, دال سیاه
Finnish: Munkkikorppikotka, mustakondori
French: Vautour arrian, Vautour moine
Friulian: falcuç fumul
Frisian: Muontsegier
Irish: Badhbh dhubh
Galician: Abutre negro, Voitre negro, Voltor negre
Manx: Bultoor ghoo
Hebrew: עוזניה שחורה, עוזנייה שחורה, עזניה שחורה, עזנייה שחורה
Croatian: Sup starješina
Hungarian: Barátkeselyû, Barátkeselyű, Barátkeselyű (Eurázsiai)
Armenian: [Sev Anggh ], Սև Անգղ
Icelandic: Kuflgammur
Italian: Avvoltoio monaco
Japanese (romaji): kuro hage-washi, kurohagewashi, Kuro-hagewashi, Kurohage-washi
Japanese: クロハゲワシ
Japanese (Kanji): 黒禿鷲
Georgian: სვავი
Kara-Kalpak: тазқара
Kabardian: дзэлыкъуэбгъэ къуафцӀэ, къуршыбгъэ
Mongolian, Halh: тас
Kazakh: қара күшіген, қара құмай, Тазқара
Kazakh (Transliteration): tazqara
Korean: 독수리
Korean (Transliteration): dok-suri
Karachay-Balkar: гебен къуш, жаланбаш, къымыжабоюн, къымыжабоюн-къуш, чыгырбаш
North Karelian: manahhakorppikotka
Kirghiz: кадимки тазгара, таз жору, таз кара, тазгара
Scientific: Aegypius monachus, Aegypius monachus danieli, Vultur Chincou, Vultur Monachus
Luxembourgish: Schwaarze Geier
Lithuanian: Juodasis grifas, Tamsusis grifas, Varninis grifas
Latvian: Maitu lija, Melnā lija, Melnais grifs
Macedonian: Црн (Темноглав) мршојадец, црн мршојадец
Malayalam: കരിങ്കഴുകൻ
Mongolian: Нөмрөг тас, Нохой тас, Тас, Хар тас, Хүсэн ? тас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠨᠦᠮᠣᠷᠭᠡ ᠲᠠᠰ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠨᠣᠬᠠᠢ ᠲᠠᠰ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Ёл, Шагах ? шувуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): khüsen ? tas, nokhoi tas, nömrög tas, shagakh ? shuvuu, tas, yol
Moldavian: Vultur pleșuv negru
Malay: Burung Hereng Hitam
Maltese: avultun ċinereuż, avultun iswed, avultun qassis
Nepali: राजगिद्ध
Dutch: Monniksgier, Ruigpootuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Munkegribb
Norwegian: Munkegribb
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): suohaukku
Polish: sep kasztanowaty, sęp kasztanowaty
Pinyin: gǒu-tóu-diāo, tū-jiù, zuò-shān-diāo
Portuguese: abutre preto, Abutre-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Abutre-preto
Romansh: Tschess da chapitsch, tschess dal chapitsch
Rhaeto-Romance: Tschess dal chapitsch
Romanian: Vultur negru
Russian: Chyorny Grif, бурый гриф, Гриф черный, серый гриф, Черный гриф, Чёрный гриф
Northern Sami: Čáhppesráhtogoaskin
Slovak: Sup tmavohnedý, sup tmavohnedý (sup tmavý)
Slovenian: rjavi jastreb
Albanian: Coftingrënsi i zi, Shkaba e zezë
Serbian: crni strvinar, Црни стрвинар
Swedish: Grågam
Tajik: калмурғ
Thai: แร้งดำ, อีแร้งดำหิมาลัย
Thai (Transliteration): ii-ráeeŋ dam hì-maa-lay, ráeeŋ dam
Turkmen: gajar, gara gajar, ق اراق اجار
Turkish: Esmer Akbaba, Kara akbaba, Rahip Akbaba, Тазқара
Tatar: гриф, кара гриф , тазкара
Tuvinian: Дас
Ukrainian: Гриф чорний , Чорний (Бурий) гриф, Чорний гриф
Uzbek: қора гриф , қора калхат, қора тасқара, Кулранг калхат, тасқара
Vietnamese: Chim Đại bàng đầu trọc, Chim Đại bàng trọc đầu, Đại bàng đầu trọc, Đại bàng trọc đầu
Kalmyk: тасу, хар тас, хар шовун
Chinese: [gou-tou-diao], [tu-jiu], [zuo-shan-diao], 坐山, 座山鵰, 狗头, 狗头鵰, 禿鷲, 秃 鹫, 秃鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 坐山雕, 坐山鵰, 狗頭鵰, 禿鷲
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 禿鷲
Chinese (Taiwan): [tu-jiu], 禿鷲, 秃鹫

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