Cinereous Vulture


The Cinereous Vulture (or Black Vulture) (Aegypius monachus) is the largest Old World (Europe, Asia and Africa) vulture. 
It has a maximum weight of 14 kg, a body length of 1.2 m and a wingspan of 3.1 m.
Its plumage is relatively uniform, blackish in juveniles and dark brown in adults.
The Cinereous Vulture has very long and broad wings, and a short wedge-shaped tail. 
Adults have a light grey head while juveniles have a brown-blackish head.

Trujillo area, Extremadura, Spain, 3 May 2012

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