Month: September 2012

Birds of Morni: Egyptian Vulture

Egyptian Vulture/Pharaoh’s Chicken¬†(Neophron percnopterus) – a¬†small white vulture that can be seen gliding gracefully in pairs on thermals during the warm hours. The under-wing has a distinctive black edge. The face is unfeathered and bright yellow. This bright yellow-orange facial colour is attributed to the organic pigments obtained from feeding on faeces of deer etc! …

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