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The Lammergeier or Bearded Vulture

 

COMMON NAME

The Lammergeier or Bearded Vulture

ZOOLOGICAL NAME

Gypaetus barbatus aureus

LOCAL NAME

Laknangbang(Lep)

FAMILY Accipitridae
SUB-FAMILY  
DISTRIBUTION

 

Common in Sikkim,but not abundant between 4000 and 16,000 ft.and also up to 24,000 ft in Gangtok,Lachen,Lachung etc.

DESCRIPTION

Eagle-like,with cream coloured feathered head and neck.

 

 

 

 

 

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