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Red-headed vulture
(Indian black vulture)*
Sarcogyps calvus
(Syn.: Aegypius calvus)*
(SCOPOLI, 1786)

Photo by: T. Sagorski
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxanomy:del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. (1994) HBW. Vol. 2
Tail length:23 - 26 cm
Body length:76 - 86 cm
Wingspan:199 - 227 cm
IUCN status:CR (Critically Endangered)

Current Holdings
European Union
  France (1 Holding(s)):
  • Kintzheim (La volerie des aigles) 
      Italy (1 Holding(s)):
  • Bussolengo-Verona (Parco Natura Viva) 
    Number: 2
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries