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Red-headed Vulture
Sarcogyps calvus (Scopoli, 1786)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Sarcogyps

Scientific:
  Sarcogyps calvus

Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1786)

Reference:
  Del.Flor.Faun.Insubr. 2 p.85

Protonym:
  Vultur calvus

Avibase ID:
  21D7169D28644CD4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/21D7169D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175492


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Sarcogyps calvus: India and SE Asia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-headed Vulture
Czech:
  sup holohlavý
German:
  Kahlkopfgeier
Danish:
  Rødhovedet Grib
Spanish:
  Buitre Cabecirrojo
Finnish:
  kalmokorppikotka
French:
  Vautour royal
Italian:
  Avvoltoio testarossa
Japanese:
  mimihagewashi
Japanese:
  ミミハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Indische Oorgier
Norwegian:
  Rødhodegribb
Polish:
  sep lysy
Portuguese:
  Abutre-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
  Индийский ушастый гриф
Slovak:
  sup červenohlavý
Swedish:
  rödhuvad gam
Chinese:
  黑兀鹫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Vautour royal ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Vautour royal ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Indian Black Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements, version 2015:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements, version 2016:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Clements, version 2017:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 2015:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 2016:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
eBird version 2017:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Aegypius calvus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Aegypius calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Indian Black Vulture ( Aegypius calvus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
James Lee Peters:
    Aegypius calvus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sarcogyps calvus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aegypius calvus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Red-headed Vulture ( Sarcogyps calvus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sarcogyps calvus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sarcogyps calvus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Индийски ушат лешояд
Bengali: রাজ শকুন
Catalan: Voltor de cap roig
Czech: Sup holohlavý
Danish: Rødhovedet Grib
German: Kahlkopfgeier
English: Asian King Vulture, Black vulture, Indian Black Vulture, King Vulture, Pondicherry Vulture, Red-headed Vulture
Spanish: Buitre Cabecirrojo, Buitre de Cabeza Roja
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Cabecirrojo
Estonian: kiilas-raisakotkas
Finnish: Kalmokorppikotka
French: Vautour chauve, Vautour de Pendickéry, Vautour de Pondichéry, Vautour royal
Hebrew: עזניה אדומת ראש
Hungarian: pirosfejű keselyű
Italian: Avvoltoio calvo, Avvoltoio testarossa
Japanese: mimi hage-washi, mimihagewashi
Japanese: ミミハゲワシ
Japanese (Kanji): 耳禿鷲
Latin: Aegypius calvus, Aegypus calvus, Sarcogyps calvus, Vultur calvus
Lithuanian: Indinis ausuotasis grifas
Latvian: sarkangalvas grifs
Malayalam: കാതിലക്കഴുകൻ, കാതിലക്കഴുകന്‍ ?  
Malay: Burung Hereng Kepala Merah
Dutch: Indische Oorgier
Norwegian: Rødhodegribb
Polish: sep lysy, sęp łysy
Pinyin: hēi wù-jiù
Portuguese: Abutre-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian: Индийский ушастый гриф
Slovak: sup červenohlavý, sup holohlavý
Swedish: Rödhuvad gam
Tamil: Senthalai Kazhugu
Thai: พญาแร้ง
Thai (Transliteration): pʰa-yaa ráeeŋ
Vietnamese: Chim Kền kền đầu đỏ, Chim ó tai, Ó tai
Chinese: 黑兀鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 黑兀鷲

 

         

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